Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, John D. Bellamy, tourist attractions, historical sites, antebellum architecture, gifts,
Picture taken at the corner of 5th and Market St on the Carolina Apts. side. The Kenan Plaza Fountain,in the intersection of 5th & Market St., was given to the city by William Rand Kenan Jr. in 1921. The Bellamy Mansion sits in the background...
New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourist attractions, Civil War, War Between the States, Fort Fisher State Park, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Fear River, archaeologists, divers, diving expeditions, historical sites, Kure Beach
Mark Wilde-Ramsing of the underwater archaeology unit at Fort Fisher examines an artifact recovered from one of the blockade runners found during a recent dive.
New Hanover County, Wilmington, Guilford, Randolph, Davidson and Forsyth counties, ships, rivers, tourist attractions, WWII, boating
The first boat over 30 feet to be built of fiberglass, the "Knit Wit", which is actually 41 ft, moves up the Cape Fear River in front of the battleship U.S.S. North Carolina. The boat was built by Hatteras Yachts in High Point in 1960.
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourists attractions, war ships, WWII, fishing, boats, ships, rivers, scouting
During day camp, cub scouts with rods and reels fish from the banks of the Cape Fear River at the Battleship North Carolina. The boat Captain Maffitt is docked between the battleship and the park area.
historic houses, tourist attractions, 18th century, decorative iron fence, gates, magnolia tree
Modern view of the front of the Burgwin-Wright House at the corner of 3rd and Market Streets. Built in 1770, it is a good example of an eighteenth century townhouse. It was the British General Cornwallis' headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
Stall operators show off their wares in the interior of the market.
The City Market at 120-124 South Front Street, was built in 1879-1880 by the Wilmington Market Company and was sold to the City of Wilmington in 1882. The building was a two-story...
The City Market at 120-124 South Front Street, was built in 1879-1880 by the Wilmington Market Company and was sold to the City of Wilmington in 1882. The building was a two-story structure, with two towers on Front Street. In 1919, the market...
Military photograph of Captain Frank Conlon.
Captain Frank Conlon (1926 - ) is a retired Navy Captain who was the captain/executive director of the USS North Carolina from 1978 to 1991. The USS North Carolina is one of the area's most famous...
Studio portrait of Simeon A. Schloss.
Simeon Archibald Schloss (1865-1913) was born in Virginia. He was the son of Bavarian immigrants who owned several hotels in Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington, NC. Schloss worked in a number of different...