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    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Destroyer, Blue, JoWaHa
    • The Destroyer, Blue, arrives in the port of Wilmington as a crowd watches at the foot of Market Street. The building on the river is known by the unusual name of the JoWaHa Building, built in 1904, and named for the owner, John W. Harper...
    • Southern Express Building

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    • Renaissance style building constructed for Colonel Kenneth M. Murchison (1831-1904), businessman and banker, who leased it to the Southern Express Company, a railway delivery service. Building sold in 1913 to Wilmington Star Company, newspaper...
    • 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.
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Robert R. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Robert R. Bellamy (1861-1926), owner of wholesale drug business and officer of Delgado Cotton Mills. Originally constructed as a boot and shoe store; later occupied by clothing stores and jewelers....
    • North Front and Chestnut streets, looking north.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison Building, Feast of Pirates
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Sallie Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival bungalow built as rental property for Sallie Sholar Allen (1865-1929). Purchased in 1926 by Walter W. Way (1873-1936), heating and plumbing contractor; and wife, Juliet Orrell (1879-1967). Owned and occupied from 1950 to 1963...
    • Burgwin-Wright House

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    • Georgian style house built on foundation of abandoned jail for John Burgwin (1731-1803), merchant and lawyer, Clerk of Court in Bladen and New Hanover counties, Clerk of NC Provincial Assembly, Secretary to Royal Governor Dobbs and Treasurer of...
    • Warren Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as investment property by Richard F. Warren (1865-1933), proprietor of Warren's Steam Bakery. Occupied by various businesses including grocery, funeral home, dentist, funiture store, auto repair, gunsmith and...
    • Modern View of the Burgwin-Wright House, Wilmington

    • Burgwin-Wright House, John Burgwin, Lord Cornwalis, Judge Joshua Grainger Wright, Wright Family, Burgwin family, North Carolina Society of Colonial
    • One of the few Georgian-style houses to survive in Wilmington, the house was built about 1770-1771, by John Burgwin (1731-1803), a prominent lawyer, merchant and owner of considerable area real estate. Prior to the purchase by Burgwin, the lot was...
    • George R. French & Sons Building

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    • Wilmingtons first iron-front and steel-frame structure, built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Massachusetts, boot and shoe merchant. George R. French & Sons, established in 1822, was continued by William A. French (1835-1907) and...

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