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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....
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Historic District Commission

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    • 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...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • The view of the outdoor movie screen at Lumina is taken from the upper level of the famous landmark. Silent movies were shown nightly during the summer season. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - Spillway Area.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway
    • During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area unemployed to work. In colonial...
    • Elizabeth Fishblate Buck

    • Women dressmakers; Business and Professional Women’s Club (Wilmington, N.C.); Millinery
    • Posed news photograph of Elizabeth Fishblate Buck. Elizabeth Fishblate Buck (1891-1931) was the daughter of S. H. Fishblate, the first Jewish mayor of Wilmington, NC, and Fannie Schaap of Richmond, VA. She married Harry C. Buck in 1915. After...
    • Agostini House

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    • 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.
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Overlake Pavilion
    • View of the overlake pavilion and the tranquil lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion...
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Surf Bathing
    • View of beach and bathers. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Cypress Trees
    • Cypress trees, hung with Spanish moss, in the lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion...

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