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    • German Volunteers

    • Volunteer fire departments
    • Studio photograph of German Volunteers. Wilmington, NC's first firefighters were groups of volunteers who organized and served without pay. The second volunteer fire company organized in Wilmington was the Howard Relief Company, named in honor of...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

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    • Late Gothic Revival style church built for St. Andrews Presbyterian congregation. Sunday School annex (1910-1911) given by William H. Sprunt (1857-1939). In 1944, congregation merged with Church of the Covenant at Fifteenth and Market streets....
    • Golf links - Cape Fear Country Club.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks, near the Fourth Street Bridge. In 1901, two hundred acres east of the...
    • South Seventh Street - 200 block.

    • S. Seventh Street, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Churches
    • Elizabeth Gibbs, a washerwoman, delivers laundry in a baby carriage, across the street from the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 206 South Seventh Street. Ebenezer Baptist Church was organized in 1868 as an African-American Missionary Baptist...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Latimer Family Plot.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Latimer
    • Inscription on back: "Snakes, elephants, devils are on monument on left." Oakdale Cemetery was chartered in 1852, when sixty-five acres were initially acquired. The cemetery was organized in response to a nationwide movement towards large...
    • Blaine Daugherty

    • Bonsai; Master gardeners
    • Blaine Daugherty working on a pine tree during a Cape Fear Bonsai Society workshop, probably held at the New Hanover County Arboretum auditorium. Blaine's wife, Marie Brinton, is watching his work. The Cape Fear Bonsai Society was organized in...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - General view.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries
    • Oakdale Cemetery was chartered in 1852, when sixty-five acres were initially acquired. The cemetery was organized in response to a nationwide movement towards large centrally located places of interment, which replaced church and private graveyards...
    • William Lord deRosset

    • deRosset, William Lord,1832-1910
    • Published photograph of W.L. deRosset. William Lord deRosset (1832-1910) was the oldest son of Dr. Armand John deRosset and his first wife Eliza Lord deRosset. He helped establish the Clarendon Iron Works in Wilmington after he returned from...
    • Katherine Howell

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
    • Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library. Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...
    • 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...
    • First Church of Christ Scientist

    • churches, Christ Scientist, 17th Street, Market Street, Temple Baptist Church, Baptist churches
    • The First Church of Christ Scientist, located on the Southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets, was constructed in 1907. The first congregation was organized by Mary Bridgers (1866-1910), a devout founding member who purchased 32 acres of land on...
    • Cape Fear Country Club Golf Course.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • Cape Fear Country Club Golf Course. Note unusual elevated golf tee. The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks,...

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