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    • 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....
    • Pembroke Jones

    • Shipbuilding industry; Rice--milling; Businessmen
    • Photograph of a portrait of Pembroke Jones. Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) was raised by his maternal aunt, Alice Heron London Dickinson, in Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. In 1879, he founded Carolina Rice Mills with Norwood Giles,...
    • Third and Market streets.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Third Street, Market Street, Carolina Apartments, Colonial Apartments
    • St. James Episcopal Church is at the center, with the tower of the church's Great Hall and Carolina Apartments in the distance. At left is the Colonial Apartments with its mansard roof. The top of the red brick YMCA building can be seen next to the...
    • Kate Stuart

    • Smithville (Southport)
    • Kate Stuart was born 1844, in a waterfront inn in Smithville (Southport), North Carolina. In 1862, after graduating school Kate was the main help for her mother in running what became known as the Stuart House. During the Civil War before...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • 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...
    • Historic District Commission

    • Photograph of the Brooks Warehouse site, at the foot of Orange Street in what would become Claude Howell Park. The construction probably has to do with the River Walk in Wilmington, NC. Left to right: Unknown, Claude Howell, Isabel Letho, Rev....
    • Ft. Fisher Hermit

    • Harrill, Robert E., 1893-1972; Hermits; Fort Fisher (N.C.)
    • Color photograph of Robert Edward Harrill, known as the Ft. Fisher Hermit, in front of his bunker. Robert Edward Harrill, known as the the Ft. Fisher Hermit, (1893-1972) was born in Gaffney, SC. He had a string of unsuccessful jobs and a failed...
    • Agostini House

    • Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
    • McEachern Dairy Farm - New Hanover County.

    • McEachern Farm, Echo Farms, Dairy
    • For decades, the McEachern farm, known as Echo Farms, produced milk for thousands of New Hanover County families. Located on Carolina Beach Road, it was owned by Alexander O. McEachern (1869-1962). McEachern was a pioneer in the diary business,...
    • William Joseph Woodward

    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Emma Woodward MacMillan

    • MacMillan, Emma, 1893-1975; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Public librarians
    • Photograph of Emma Woodward MacMillan sitting in the North Carolina Room of the Wilmington Public Library on the day that she retired. Emma Woodward MacMillan (1893-1975) is the daughter of William Joseph Woodward and was born in Wilmington, NC....
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • Rev. Adam Empie, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Empie, Adam, 1785-1860
    • Painting of Dr. Adam Empie. Dr. Adam Empie (1785-1860) was known for his erudite, eloquent, and impassioned sermons. He started at St. James Episcopal Church, which was established by the NC General Assembly in 1729, in 1810. He successfully...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • Burgwin-Wright House

    • Wilmington, N.C.., Revolutionary War, British Commanders, Colonial Dames, Tourist attractions
    • The 3rd Street side of the Burgwin-Wright House, which was built in 1770-1771, and was once known as the Cornwallis House


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