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    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • Silent movies were shown on an outdoor movie screen in the surf at Lumina, with spectators sitting on benches on the ocean side of the pavilion. The movies appealed especially to children for they were most often comedies or westerns. Bathers are...
    • Harbor Island Auditorium.

    • Harbor Island, Auditorium, Hammocks
    • Designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), a prominent turn-of-the-century Wilmington architect, the auditorium is bedecked in patriotic bunting to welcome the North Carolina Florist Association. Originally called, "The Hammocks," Harbor Island was...
    • Naval Training Station, "Hammocks," 1917

    • Navy, training station, Hammocks, Harbor Island
    • Naval Training Station at Hammocks (or Harbor Island), 1917 Originally called, "The Hammocks." Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the North and southwest, and Banks Channel...
    • Naval Training Station, "Hammocks," 1917

    • Navy, Training Stations, Hammocks, Harbor Island
    • Originally called, "The Hammocks, " Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the North and southwest, and Banks Channel on the East. There was a dense growth of knotted live...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...
    • Harbor Island.

    • Harbor Island, Harbor Island Auditorium
    • Originally called, "The Hammocks," Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the north and southwest, and Banks Channel on the east. There was a dense growth of knotted live oaks....
    • Naval Training Station, "Hammocks," 1917

    • Navy, training station, Hammocks, Harbor Island
    • Originally called, "The Hammocks, " Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the North and southwest, and Banks Channel on the East. There was a dense growth of knotted live...
    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • Naval Training Station, "Hammocks," 1917

    • Navy, Training Stations, Hammocks, Harbor Island
    • Originally called, "The Hammocks, " Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the North and southwest, and Banks Channel on the East. There was a dense growth of knotted live...
    • South Third Street - 800 block

    • S. Third Street, Dry Pond
    • The area of Wilmington south of Castle Street is known as Dry Pond. As its name implies, a number of years ago there was a pond in this section which eventually dried up. The exact location of the pond is unknown. The pond was most likely on South...
    • South Third Street near Marstellar Street.

    • S. Third Street, Marstellar Street, Dry Pond
    • This area is known as Dry Pond. The area of Wilmington south of Castle Street is known as Dry Pond. As its name implies, a number of years ago there was a pond in this section which eventually dried up. The exact location of the pond is unknown....
    • Cathy Poulos and Mary Lou McEachern

    • Garden tours; Festivals
    • Cathy Poulos (left) and Mary Lou McEachern (right), at the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle Tea. Mary Lou McEachern (1941- 2012) hosted the Cape Fear Garden Club's Azalea Belle tea at her home for over twenty years. She was very active in...

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