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    • Hilton Park.

    • Hilton Park, Christmas Tree
    • On the north side of Wilmington, the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, photographed in the snow. For many years, Wilmington's community Christmas tree was erected at the entrance to City Hall on Third Street. In the fall of 1928, James E. L....
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Historic Marker
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • Fort Fisher Highway, near Kure Beach.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Highway, Kure Beach
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...
    • U.S. Post Office Building (1889-1891).

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The massive stone post office with tower and fine Romanesque detailing was built on this site in 1889-91. The architect of the building was W. A. Freret, supervising architect, U.S. Department of the Treasury. Memorial or Armistice Day display is...
    • McKean Maffitt

    • Municipal services; Water utilities; Festivals
    • Portrait of McKean Maffitt. McKean Maffitt (1884-1955) was born in Barnwell, SC. His family relocated to Charlotte, NC when he was a young boy. He started to work for a Water and Sewer Department in Charlotte and eventually rose through the ranks,...
    • U.S. Custom House

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    • This massive Neoclassical Revival style building took three years to construct during World War I. The pedimented facades of the flanking wings are copies of the 1843 Greek Revival style custom house that stood previously on the site. In 1965, the...

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