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    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • James Walker Memorial Hospital - Front view.

    • James Walker Memorial Hospital, Hospitals
    • A contractor, James Walker was a native of Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland, who came to Wilmington in 1857, after helping to construct one of the wings of the U. S. Capitol Building and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. He built the...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A crowd assembles on ocean side of Lumina. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Race
    • A crowd watches a foot race on the beach in front of Lumina. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A large gathering on the beach in front of Lumina. Note movie screen on left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North...
    • Wilmington Police Department Auction (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, law enforcement, sellers, bids, buyers, smokers, cigarettes, African Americans,
    • A potential young bidder leans over a baracade at the Wilmington Police Department as he checks out 2 pair of curtains held up by Bill Williams of Williams Auctions. The auction was held at the Red Cross Street complex.
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Banks Channel, Airplane, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • A small boat on Banks Channel and an early airplane above; also shows southern end of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a...
    • Southport Street View

    • automobiles, transportation, Brunswick County
    • A Street scene of Southport showing homes and businesses. A horse and buggy and several old trucks are seen on the unpaved Street. A water tower is viewed over the trees in the background. Utility poles are on the corners of the road.
    • Alfred Hargrove Monument - Pine Forest Cemetery.

    • Pine Forest Cemetery, Cemeteries, Hargrove, Monument, Blacksmith
    • Alfred Hargrove (1819-1898) was an African-American blacksmith, who practiced his trade in Wilmington for over fifty years. After his interment, his anvil was placed on a granite stone at his grave. The hammer, which he used, was welded to the...
    • Carolina Savings Bank

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, banks, banking, mergers
    • As the final act of their bank merger, BB&T put its sign up at the former headquarters of the Carolina Savings Bank at the corner of south 3rd and Princess Streets. Wilson based BB&T bought the former savings and loan which was founded in...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard. The freight office of the ACL Railroad dates from about 1900 and is located on Nutt Street, near the Cape Fear River. (Currently [1999] the Wilmington Railroad Museum). The warehouse at left (519 Nutt...

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