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    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

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    • 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...
    • Dye-Honeycutt House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for the Victory Home Company that provided housing for Carolina and Liberty shipyard workers. Purchased in 1940 by Earle Edward Dye (1904-1992), clerk for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife,...
    • Brown-Weathersbee House

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    • 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...
    • Wallace-Vanlandingham House

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    • Craftsman bungalolw built on speculation by Oliver T. Wallace (1883-1930), native of Kentucky, real estate developer and vice-president of Home Building & Loan Association. Purchased in 1916 by Chester G. Vanlandingham (1887-1951), native of...
    • Shore Acres House

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    • 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...
    • Glasgow Hicks House

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    • 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...
    • Warren Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as investment property by Richard F. Warren (1865-1933), proprietor of Warren's Steam Bakery. Occupied by various businesses including grocery, funeral home, dentist, funiture store, auto repair, gunsmith and...
    • Michael Hooper House

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    • 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...
    • Taylor-West House

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    • 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...
    • McLaughlin-Richard House

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    • 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),...
    • Holladay-Whitehead House

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    • 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....
    • Grant-Howell House

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    • Italianate style house built for James Grant (1818-1892), merchant and native of Lenoir Co.; and wife, Keziah Stephens (1820-1893). Purchased in 1868 by Andrew J. Howell (1829-1911). Eastern one third of house demolished in 1913. Home of Rev....
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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    • 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...
    • Louis J. Poisson House

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    • Late Italianate style house built for Louis J. Poisson (1860-1891), real estate broker; and wife, Mary Allen (1866-1960), native of Brockville, Ontario, Canada. From 1905 to 1916, the home of Brooke Gwathmey Empie, attorney, state senator and...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

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    • 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 (1868-1942);...
    • Edwin Cameron Holt

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    • Edwin Cameron Holt, president Delgado Mills. Edwin Cameron Holt was a native of Graham, N.C. Born May 11, 1861, he came from a successful family of cotton mill owners. He attended Davidson College but left in his junior year due to poor health,...
    • Delores Delgado Stevens Holt

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    • Delores Delgado Stevens was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1872. She married Edwin Cameron Holt, a prosperous cotton manufacturer, on April 19, 1893. Delgado Cotton Mills, later Spofford Mills, was named by Edwin Holt for his wife. They had one...
    • William B. McKoy House

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    • 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...

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