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    • McGary-Worth House

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    • Probably constructed by James McGary (1816-1850), native of Fayetteville. Sold in 1850 to Owen D. Holmes (1824-1883), Brunswick County rice planter and magistrate. Purchased in 1854 by Thomas C. Worth (1817-1862), native of Randolph County, owner...
    • James Francis Post

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company
    • Portrait of James Francis Post. James Francis Post (1881-1948) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. Post entered the railroad service in 1900 as secretary to Horace...
    • Dr. John Thomas Hoggard

    • Physicians; Board of Education; Wilmington College
    • Portrait of Dr. John Thomas Hoggard. John Thomas Hoggard (1879-1965) was born in Bertie County. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and received his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia. Hoggard practiced...
    • Blockade Runner Motor Hotel

    • Blockade Runner Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures sailboats racing in front of the Blockade Runner Motor Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
    • 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...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Chadwick House

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    • Italianate style house built during ownership of Susan Hawes Redding (1820-1902), seamstress; and son, Charles Hawes (1837-1893). Rear addition and modifications made by David N. Chadwick (1856-1914), saloon keeper.
    • Peter Rutledge Davis

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Peter Rutledge Davis. Peter Rutledge Davis (1942-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in New Hanover County public schools and graduated from North Carolina State University. Since 1971, he has been a self-employed builder and...
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • St. Paul's Lutheran Church

    • churches, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lutheran churches
    • St. Paul's Lutheran Church, located at 603 Market Street, was built during 1859-1869. H. Vollers was the Architect, and James F. Post was the Supervising Architect. The 1907-08 addition was built by Joseph Schad. Gothic Revival style.
    • Portrait of John B. Lovering

    • studio portrait
    • Portrait of John B. Lovering, brother of Theodore and Daisy Lovering. Census records indicate that of seven or eight children in the Lovering family, only Theodore and Daisy survived to later adulthood. Theodore married Susan Kidder Meares...
    • Fonvielle-Currin House

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    • Four-square house with Flemish bond brickwork built for Ernest LeRoy Fonvielle (1883-1973), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad yardmaster; and wife, Wirtae Glasgow (1887-1983). Purchased in 1941 by Garland S. Currin (1902-1963), owner of Currin Wholesale...

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