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    • Chasten House

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    • Federal style hall-and-parlor house with double piazzas moved to this location and rear shed porch added c. 1850. One-story building added to east side c. 1870. By 1883, residence of Rufus H. Chasten (1862-1897), turpentine inspector and weigher;...
    • St. Johns Lodge

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    • Transitional Georgian-Federal style structure built for St. John's Lodge No. 1, Ancient Your Masons, and shared by Concord Chapter; Masonic mural (c. 1809) remains. Purchased in 1824 by Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), silversmith and jeweler, who...
    • deRosset House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Armand John deRosset (1808-1897), physician and merchant; and wife, Eliza Jane Lord (1812-1876). They added the northeast wing in 1854 and the Italianate cornice and conservatory in 1874. Purchased in 1882 by...
    • Wrightsboro Elementary School

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    • The original one-story brick building constructed to consolidate Acorn Branch, Castle Hayne and Wrightsboro Schools was expanded in 1927. A second story was added in 1939 and a cafeteria built in 1953. Additional classrooms were added in 1963, 1968...
    • St. James Church

    • churches, St. James Church, Third Street, Market Street
    • Located at 125 S. Third Street, St. James Church is the oldest house of worship in Wilmington, built for an Episcopal parish established in 1729. It is the first mature example of Gothic Revival style in North Carolina. Chancel altered and South...
    • George Honnet House, Front and Nun St.

    • Honnet family, jewelers, Front St., Nun St., George Honnet House
    • Italianate style house built on Sunset Hill by George Honnet (1843-1913), native of Baltimore, jeweler and watchmaker; and wife, Marie Otterbourg (1848-1913). Colossal Neoclassical portico added in 1914 by son, George (1880-1962), a jeweler. House...
    • Babies Hospital - Wrightsville Sound.

    • Babies Hospital, Hospitals, Wrightsville Sound
    • Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (extreme left) and his staff in front of the hospital. Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style replacement is...
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Oceanic Hotel

    • resorts, North Carolina, Banks Channel, hotels, Wrightsville Beach
    • The Oceanic Hotel at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. was formerly the Tarrymore Hotel. When it was sold and renamed the Oceanic, the existing building was enlarged, and a four-story tower was added. It was one of the social centers of the beach. The...
    • Orton Plantation - House and gardens.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • The Original Babies Hospital

    • hospitals, Babies Hospital
    • Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the Pediatric Hospital burned in 1927. A Mediterranean style replacement was built and a third story was added in 1955-1956.
    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • Orton Plantation.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Home of Dr. and Mrs. James Sprunt

    • James Sprunt, Luola Murchison, Dudley
    • James Sprunt and Luola Murchison, married 27 November 1883 and bought the Dudley house in 1895. They added the Greek columned portico with Ionic capitals and made a few other changes to the 1825 structure. This image was produced around 1915.
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...

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