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    • Burgwin-Wright House

    • Wilmington, N.C.., Revolutionary War, British Commanders, Colonial Dames, Tourist attractions
    • The 3rd Street side of the Burgwin-Wright House, which was built in 1770-1771, and was once known as the Cornwallis House
    • Simeon Archibald Schloss

    • Theatrical managers; Theaters
    • 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...
    • Camp Battleship

    • 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.
    • Captain Frank Conlon

    • North Carolina (Armored cruiser : ACR-12)
    • 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Duck Crossing

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, lakes, birds, driving hazards, tourist attractions
    • A woman motorist stops her station wagon for ducks and geese that are crossing the road on West Lake Shore Dr. There is an informational sign that tells motorists it is a duck crossing.
    • Painting Entrance to Airlie Gardens

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, azaleas, billboards, tourist attractions, flowers, gardens, Intracoastal Waterway
    • David King of Naegele outdoor advertising hand paints a new Airlie Gardens entrance sign at the corner of Airlie Rd and Oleander Dr., near Wrightsville Beach.
    • Bellamy Mansion and Kenan Fountain

    • 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...
    • Bellamy Mansion Renovation

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, antebellum architecture, 5th and Market St., historic houses, tourist attractions, renovations, painters,
    • One lone workman from Tinney Painting climbs scaffolding as restoration work is being done at the rear of the mansion.
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St., historic homes, historical district, tourist attractions
    • Guests at the Bellamy Mansion, which included Jim Burns and Ben MacDonald, line up and enter at the front door for a tour of the antebellum house as part of a fund raiser for the mansion restoration.
    • Burgwin-Wright House

    • 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.
    • City Market - 100 block, South Front Street

    • S. Front Street, City 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 structure, with two towers on Front Street. In 1919, the market...
    • Blockade Runner Artifact

    • 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.
    • Boating on Cape Fear River

    • 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.


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