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    • Chadwick House

    • Italianate style house built during ownership of Susan Hawes Redding (1820-1902), seamstress; and son, Charles Hawes (1837-1893). Rear addition and modifications made by David N. Chadwick (1856-1914), saloon keeper.
    • Gilchrist House

    • Queen Anne style house built by E. William Gilchrist (1850-1928) native of Richmond County, NC, commission merchant and a founder of Acme Manufacturing Co. Interior Colonial Revival alterations were made in 1913 after plans drawn by Alex Morton...
    • Orton Plantation

    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...
    • Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    • Originally called The Blockade Runner Motor Hotel, the 120-room building was constructed for Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (1918-1995), native of Wilmington, resort developer, founder of Flagler College and preservationist. Named for the blockade-running...
    • Frederick J. Lord House

    • Built in the Italianate style as rental property for Frederick J. Lord (1803-1890), proprietor of Cape Fear Machine Works and Spanish vice-consul. Neoclassical Revival changes (brick veneer and porch) made by James Crocket Williams (1885-1943),...
    • Powell-Yopp House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Robert Powell (1824-1862), carriage maker; and wife Sarah (1823-1888). Willed to Sarah E. H. Yopp (1829-1904). Craftsman style additions made by grandson, Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973), musician and owner of...
    • Martindale House

    • Built by Henry Martindale (1796-1874), planter, as family residence. His son, Henry Alexander Martindale (1837-1911), truck farmer, made additions to house. Inherited by his daughter, Rebecca Martindale Johnson (1870-1948). House remained in...
    • Major James Reilly House

    • Greek Revival style house built as investment property for William A. Wright (1807-1878), lawyer. Additions made in 1850 when purchased by Alexander McLennan (1820-1856), store clerk and native of Montgomery County. From 1874 to 1883 residence of...
    • Theodosia Burr Aliston

    • Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813; Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816; Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
    • Portrait of Theodosia Burr Aliston. Theodosia Burr Aliston (1783-1812?) was the daughter of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. She married Joseph Alston of Charleston, SC, who would later become governor. Their only son, Aaron Burr Alston, died in...
    • Jennewein's Antiques

    • Antiques, Wilmington, NC
    • Virginia Jennewein holds and antique hand bell and shows off some of the items that will be auctioned off in this weekends Jennewin Antique Show. The event, Friday night through Sunday, 6:00 p.m., will feature the Victorian two-drawer sewing table...
    • AIDS Quilt Displayed at UNCW

    • Art exhibits, UNCW
    • Volunteers prepare panels from the traveling Aids Quilt for display at UNC-Wilmington's Trask Coliseum Thursday afternoon. The quilt, made with panels that honor people who have died of Aids opened Thursday night. Crews worked worked most of the...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03080

    • Azalea Festival
    • Andy Griffiith, actor, made a guest appearance at the XIII Azalea Festival that took place from March 31 to April 3, 1960. Griffith is most famous for his roles on the hit TV shows Matlock and The Andy Griffith Show, a comedy set in the fictional...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03073

    • Azalea Festival
    • Photograph of Esther Williams from the 1958 Azalea Festival. Williams was Azalea Queen XI for the festival that ran from March 27-30. Notable celebrities also made appearances during the festival that year including Andy Griffith, Arnold Palmer,...
    • First Presbyterian Church steeple

    • balloons, blimps, Coast Guard
    • An usual sight graced the Wilmingtn skyline in the form of a surveillance airship. Made by the RCA Corporation, the aerostat, is being tested in the area. The aerotstat flew behind the steeple of the First Presbyterian Church on Third Street in...
    • Water slide and pier on sound side of Lumina

    • Banks Channel, Tourists, Swimmers, Swimming, Bathing
    • Image shows crowded water slide and pier on the sound side of Lumina at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. The water slide was erected by the owners of Lumina. The relative still waters of the sound made it easier to swim there rather than in the surf of...
    • North Carolina National Bank robbery

    • banks, robberies, Brunswick County, thefts
    • A robber rifles a teller's money drawer in a holdup at a North Carolina National Bank branch in Shallotte, N.C. His accompolice holds a pistol on the side of the teller's booth. The pair and a getaway driver made off with an undisclosed amount of...


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