Skip to main content

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: home
(215 results)



Display: 20

    • Perdew-Koonce House

    •  
    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Edgar Perdue (1865-1934), civic leader and partner in J. W. Murchison & Son., hardware wholesalers. Purchased in 1946 by Henry Farrior Koonce (1897-1976), salesman; and wife Alda Howard...
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

    •  
    • Gothic Revival style church built for Roman Catholic parish established January 1, 1845. Home church of The Rev. Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of the Maryknoll Fathers, a missionary order, and James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar...
    • Shore Acres House

    •  
    • Mediterranean style house built as model home for Shore Acres Company, Roger Moore and Oliver T. Wallace, developers, Luther T. Rogers, contractor. From 1932 to 1969 owned by Roger Moore (1879-1968); and wife, Alice Borden (1881-1954). He was...
    • Holladay-Whitehead House

    •  
    • Queen Anne style house built by William Holladay (1865-1940), native of Richmond, VA, clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Fannie Pritchard (1878-1960). Purchased in 1895 by Cornelia Grant Whitehead (1842-1926), wife of William A....
    • Michael Hooper House

    •  
    • House built for Michael Hooper (1830-1877), lamplighter and drayman; and wife, Julia A. (1841-1906). He was founder of Wilmington's Emancipation Day Celebration in 1874. The Structure was altered to Neoclassical Revival style in c. 1902 when...
    • Wright House, John M.

    •  
    • Built by John Maffitt Wright (1869-1906); and wife, Josie Whittaker (1866-1940). Boyhood home of Thomas Henry Wright, (1904-1997), Bishop of The Diocese of East Carolina from 1945 to 1974. House remained in the Wright family until 1960.
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

    •  
    • Studio portrait of Helen Lovering from January 28, 1917. After the family settled in Wilmington from New York in 1922, Helen lived in the Meares family home on Market Street until her death in 1999. She retired from Lovering Office Service and...
    • Church of the Good Shepherd

    •  
    • English Gothic style church designed by Hobart Upjohn and George W. Conable, New York architects. Built for Episcopal parish established in 1907, replacing an 1892 mission chapel which was an outgrowth of the St. James Home. Church cornerstone laid...
    • McLaughlin-Richard House

    •  
    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert McLaughlin (1885-1942), mortician and owner of McLaughlin Funeral Home. Purchased in 1944 by George L. Richard (1895-1975), shipyard worker and small business operator; and wife, Millie Bryant (1907-1994),...
    • Yopp-Costello Building

    •  
    • Commercial building constructed as part of a Neoclassical Revival style complex with adjoining properties at 213 and 215 Princess Street. Purchased in 1906 by Walter E. Yopp (1860-1933); and wife, Emma Donnelly (1872-1955), who operated a funeral...
    • Taylor-West House

    •  
    • Colonial Revival style house built as rental property for Col. Walker Taylor (1864-1937), insurance underwriter. Purchased in 1924 by Stella Florence Baggett West (1875-1961), wife of Charles H. West (1865-1930), watchman for East Coast Fertilizer...
    • Charlie Henry, Jr.

    •  
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Charlie Henry, Jr. Charlie Henry, Jr. (1941-2006) was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was married to Bertha Henry. Retired from the United States Army with the rank of Major, he was a life member of the Alpha Phi...
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

    •  
    • Gothic Revival style church built for second oldest Catholic parish in NC. Home church of Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of Maryknoll Fathers. James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar Apostolic of NC, began writing the book The Faith of Our...
    • Salvation Army Building

    •  
    • The Wilmington chapter of the Salvation Army was organized in 1887. After operating in various locations, this Mediterranean style building was the first to be constructed for the organization at a cost of $30,000. The cornerstone was laid April...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

    •  
    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elmer Burriss Snipes (1884-1949), native of South Carolina, Independent Ice Company salesman; and wife, Catherine “Kate” Estelle Bell (1884-1941). Purchased in 1933 by Robert Robinson Taylor...
    • William B. McKoy House

    •  
    • Stick style house built as a residence for W.B. McKoy, (1852-1928), attorney and Past Grand Master of Masons of NC; and wife, Katherine Bacon (1858-1949). Home of daughter Elizabeth Francenia McKoy, (1887-1984), local historian, researcher, and...
    • Edward Savage House

    •  
    • Built for Edward Savage as his home. In 1863, sold to brother, Henry Savage, who lived here until his death in 1904. Remained in the Henry Savage family for ninety years. His last surviving child, Miss Anna P. Savage, died in 1953.
    • Brown-Weathersbee House

    •  
    • Colonial Revival style house built for Thomas Edwin Brown (1879-1958), treasurer, Southern Mutual Home & Real Estate Co.; and wife, Ellen Corbett (1886-1976). Purchased in 1934 by Ransey Weathersbee (1883-1969), native of Aiken, SC, dentist; and...
    • Glasgow Hicks House

    •  
    • English Cottage style house built for Glasgow Hicks (1893-1957), insurance agency owner and elder of the First Presbyterian Church; and wife, Helen Russell (1899-1979), native of Spartanburg, SC. The dwelling was adopted from an "Ann Hathaway...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK