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    • A. David Building

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    • Italianate style commercial structure built for Abram David (1844-1914), native of Gimsheim, Germany, dry goods merchant specializing in mens clothing. From 1909 to 1958 operated as various mens shops. Facades restored in 1983.
    • A.C. Diehl House

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    • Cottage built for Arthur Chester Diehl (1884-1946), vice-president of Naco Fertilizer Company, a subsidiary of W.R. Grace, Company; and wife, Victoria Lynch (1901-1969). They were natives of New York.
    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • A.O. McEachern House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Alexander Oldham McEachern (1869-1962), pioneer dairyman who established Shadeland Dairy, which became Echo Farms Dairy; and wife, Minnie Davis (1876-1952).
    • Adelaide P. McClammy House

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    • Cottage built as rental property for Adelaide Price McClammy (1846-1928), wife of Charles W. McClammy (1837-1900), contractor, brick mason, and Confederate veteran. Moved from 5 Queen Street in 1981.
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • Agostini House

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    • Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
    • Ahrens Store

    • Grocery Stores; Immigrants--Germany
    • Photograph of the store at 620 Market Street, built 1871. On the balcony is Benjamin and Adelheit Ahrens, and on the street is Eduard and Adolph Ahrens. The store functioned as a grocery, saloon, and ice house. Benjamin H. J. Ahrens (1844-1912)...
    • Alexander Hall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built c. 1897 for Alexander Hall (1874-1933), president of the Wilmington Grocery Company; and wife, Margaret Hargrave (1875-1961). According to family tradition, house was a wedding present from the grooms parents. Remained...
    • Alexander Sprunt House

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    • Regency Revival style house built for Alexander Sprunt (1890-1957), president, Alexander Sprunt and Son, cotton exporters, Wilmington Shipping and Wilmington Terminal Warehouse; and wife, Lula Clegg Frere (1891-1977), native of Franklin, LA,...
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Allen-Collier House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Fulton Temple Allen (1868-1941), secretary-treasurer of Acme Fertilizer Company; and wife, Anna Bell Pearce (1870-1948), natives of Virginia. Purchased in 1963 by Joshua Frank Collier (1902-1965), realtor,...
    • Allen-Woodward House

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    • Built by Jacob S. Allen (1829-1895), native of Raleigh, contractor and builder. Purchased in 1891 by Hector McLean Green (1849-1925), native of Lillington, NC, timber inspector, Postmaster, and realtor; and wife, Ida Deems Alderman (1866-1926)....
    • Altaffer House

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    • Italianate style house built by Gerard Morgan Altaffer (1829-1907), pattern maker, contractor and partner of Altaffer & Price, makers of sash, doors and blinds; and wife, Mary R. Harris (1835-1901). Purchased for rental property in 1883 by Henry...

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