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    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...
    • Sheila Boles

    • Basketball coaches
    • John T. Hoggard High School yearbook photograph of Sheila Boles. Sheila Boles (1954- ) graduated from Seventy First High School in Fayetteville, NC in 1972 and started at North Carolina State University, but transferred to the University of North...
    • Casey Barth

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Football
    • Yearbook photograph of Casey Barth. Casey Barth (1990- ) was picked as a free-agent kicker for the Atlanta Falcons after the 2013 NFL Draft. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he was an outstanding placekicker,...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...
    • James R. Leutze

    • Leutze, James R., 1935-; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Portrait of James R. Leutze. James R. Leutze (1935- ) served as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) from 1990 to 2003. He had a significant impact at UNCW and under his command, the university became one of the top 10...
    • Joe Miller

    • Football coaches; Softball for women--Coaching; Athletic directors
    • Photograph of Joe Miller talking with his offensive team during a game at Legion Stadium between the New Hanover High School (NHHS) Wildcats and Hillside Durham. Joe Miller came to NHHS in 1974, where he coached softball and football for twenty...
    • William D. Halyburton Jr

    • Halyburton, William; Medal of Honor
    • Army photograph of William David Halyburton Jr. William D. Halyburton Jr (1924-1945) was born in Canton, North Carolina and then moved to Wilmington. He went to New Hanover High School and is one of two Medal of Honor recepients from that...
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr.

    • Hewlett, Addison, 1912-1989; Wilmington College; Lawyers
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr. standing in front of the University of North Carolina Wilmington dormitory that bears his name. George Addison Hewlett, Jr. (1912-1989) was a prominent North Carolina politician and attorney. Born in Wilmington, NC, he went...
    • Castle Hayne - Flower Farm

    • Castle Hayne, Flower Farm, MacRae
    • Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died before November, 1739), who owned a colonial plantation in the area. Around the turn of the twentieth century, Hugh MacRae (1865-1951), a local developer,...
    • Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson

    • Anderson, Edwin Alexander, 1860-1933; Admirals--United States; World War, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson. Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson (1860-1933) was born in Wilmington, NC. He went on to fight in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and was promoted by an Act of Congress for his extraordinary heroism. ...
    • Cornelius Harnett School

    • schools, Cornelius Harnett School, James B. Dudley
    • The Cornelius Harnett School constructed in 1914, and located at 920 N. 6th St. It was named in honor of Cornelius Harnett, the revolutionary patriot. White children were educated there until it closed in 1942. It reopened in 1949 with an...
    • Pembroke Jones Park, 1300 block Market Street.

    • Pembroke Jones Park, Market Street, New Hanover High School, Marching Band
    • New Hanover High School R. O. T. C. band practices in the park. Trinity Methodist Church and the high school are in the background. The Park was named for Wilmington native, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), who willed the city $50,000 to create the park.
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oil Terminals
    • Oil terminals south of Dawson Street. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly toward the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape that would...
    • Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern

    • Historians; Genealogists; Authors
    • Photograph of Leora Hiatt McEachern. Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern (1909-1982) was born in Sampson County, NC. She grew up in High Point, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1951 with her husband. Billie was a significant contributor to the...
    • Dr. John Thomas Hoggard

    • Physicians; Board of Education; Wilmington College
    • Portrait of Dr. John Thomas Hoggard. John Thomas Hoggard (1879-1965) was born in Bertie County. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and received his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia. Hoggard practiced...

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