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    • Morse-Willard-Rhodes House

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    • Front section of house built on adjacent lot by Christopher C. Morse (1824-1891), grocer. Moved and enlarged in Queen Anne style for Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933), insurance agent and president of Willard Bag and Manufacturing Company. ...
    • Rush-Steljes Building

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    • Greek Revival style store with residence above, built for Antonio Rush (1814-1896), grocer; and wife, Emiline Louisa Silva (1830-1906), both of Portuguese descent. Owned by German born Diedrich Steljes (1833-1902), grocer; and wife, Mary Frances...
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Ahrens Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style commercial building commissioned by Benjamin H.J. Ahrens (1844-1912), native of Germany, grocer, for sons Eduard (1876-1961), and Adolph G. (1882-1953), who operated Ahrens Brothers Wholesale Drug Company here for...
    • Everett-Bissinger House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Ann Thomson Everett (1819-1895), wife of Amariah B. Everett (1811-1857), planter, natives of Onslow County. Renovated to Italianate style durig ownership of son, John Alfred Everett (1839-1915), Confederate...
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Maria Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Evans-Moore House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Allen E. Evans (1833-1882), grocer, barber and leader of the Rose Bud Brass Band; and wife, Charlotte Jackson (1838-1888). Purchased and remodeled in 1918 by E. Clayton Moore (1877-1940), native...
    • Atkinson-Stevenson House

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    • Italianate style house built for John Wilder Atkinson (1830-1910), native of Lunenburg County, VA, Confederate veteran, insurance agent and New Hanover County commissioner; and wife Eliza Bland Mayo (1832-1880). Enlarged when purchased in 1895 by...
    • W.I. Gore House

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    • Italianate style house built as residence by William Iredell Gore (1829-1903); and wife, Rachael Litchfield (1833-1914). He was a wholesale grocer, commission merchant and during the Civil War, an officer in the Waccamaw Light Artillery. Saved...
    • 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...
    • Wescott Grocery Store & House

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    • Vernacular style store and house built for William Wescott (1840-1896), grocer, native of Brunswick County; and wife, Margaret Glass (1841-1894), native of Nassau, Bahamas. Structure moved back on lot and converted to residence in 1917 for Nathan...
    • Sheehan-Davis House

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    • Built as rental property for John Sheehan (1870-1912), superintendent of transportation, Tidewater Power Co.; and brother, William Sheehan (1859-1915), grocer; and Williamss wife, Mary Elder (1870-1954). Purchased in 1939 by Charles Henry Davis...
    • Mosley House

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    • Some interior framing and architectural features survive from early structure built for William Mosley (1812-1895), businessman; and wife, Margaret Mills (1824-1870s). Enlarged and altered in Queen Anne style when inherited by Levi McKoy Mosley...
    • May-Willson House

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    • Italianate style cottage built by Captain Alexander May (1810-1879), a Frenchman, sea captain and wholesale grocer. Sold in 1878 to William Willson (1800-1879), superintendent of Chadbourns Lumber Mill; and wife, Sarah E. (1818-1889) who renovated...
    • Reuben Grant Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Reuben Grant (1818-1880), native of Onslow County, Methodist minister and longtime member of Fifth Street Methodist Episcopal Church; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). Purchased in 1885 by Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931),...
    • McCabe-Lancaster House

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    • Beach house built for Harry Lee McCabe (1895-1962), grocer; and wife, Vista Mae Taylor (1902-1982). Until Hurricane Hazel (1954), used variously as summer residence, rental property and apartments. Purchased in 1955by Luke Wilson Lancaster...
    • Glameyer

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    • Italianate style house built for Henry A. Glameyer (1853-1886), grocer and liquor dealer; and wife, Beta Tietgen (1857-1952), natives of Germany. Their daughter, Wilhelmina Glameyer (1877-1923); and husband, J. Theodore Runge (1871-1929), also...
    • Benton House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Fulton Benton (b.1884), meat cutter and grocer; and wife, Winnie S. (b. 1886). Owned by Weathers family from 1924 to 1979.
    • Love-Pretlow House

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    • Craftsman style house built for William Walter Love (1877-1930), wholesale grocer and president of Carolina Packing Co.; and wife, Bettie Johnson (1880-1964). Purchased in 1923 by Annie Paddison Pretlow (1876-1959); wife of Joel Cook Pretlow...

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