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    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Tarrymore, Oceanic, Hotels
    • View of the Atlantic Ocean at Station One. Large building on left is the back of the Oceanic Hotel. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Seashore Hotel, Hotels, Banks Channel
    • A panoramic view of the beach taken from Harbor Island across Banks Channel. The Seashore Hotel is the large building at left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Seashore Hotel, Hotels, Banks Channel
    • A panoramic view of the beach taken from Harbor Island across Banks Channel. The Seashore Hotel is the large building at left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels, Babies, Parade
    • A baby parade held on the boardwalk, just south of the Oceanic Hotel at Station One. First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Oceanic Hotel.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels
    • First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One burned in the tragic fire of February 28, 1934, which destroyed every structure on the...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Ocean Terrace Hotel.

    • Ocean Terrace Hotel, Hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • About 1935, Mrs. J. A. Snyder leased the old Sea Shore Hotel and renamed it the Ocean Terrace Hotel. It was badly damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and burned to the ground the following year. The Blockade Runner Hotel, which was opened in 1964,...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Banks Channel.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Banks Channel, Oceanic, Hotels, Frying Pan Boat Club
    • Boats tied up at the Frying Pan Boat Club dock on Banks Channel, north of the bridge. The Oceanic Hotel is in the background. The hotel's pavilion is at right, where boats were kept to carry guests out into the ocean via Moore's Inlet, which was...
    • William D. Polite

    • Waiters
    • Newspaper photograph of William D. Polite in a dining room William Darnell Polite (1867-1953) was born in Charleston to slave parents. He worked as a headwaiter at some of the finest hotels in the south, including the Wilmington and the Orton in...
    • Waterway Motor Lodge

    • Waterway Motor Lodge
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph which captures automobiles parked in the parking lot of the Waterway Motor Lodge at Wrightsville Beach
    • Veterans Hut

    • parks, hotels, Veterans Hut
    • Exterior view of the Veterans Hut at the corner of 2nd and Chestnut Streets in downtown Wilmington. In the background is the Hotel Cape Fear, the Post Office Park and on the right is the Cape Fear Club.
    • The Steel Pier at the Seashore Hotel

    • piers, hotels, Seashore Hotel
    • The famous Seashore Hotel pier was built in 1910, it was 700 ft. long and was connected to the hotel veranda by boardwalk. At the end of the pier was a two-story pavillion and observation deck. The pier was damaged by a series of storms in...

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