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    • Ancient Forest on Black River

    • North Carolina, forests, rivers, swamps, old growth, bald cypress
    • Fred Annand leads a canoe expedition that includes David Stahle from the University of Arkansas. The 2 canoes navigate the Black River (near Atkinson) in Pender County. The cypress trees that line the banks date back 1500 years and are part of a...
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • Autorama

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, automobile dealers
    • Around 600 cars, trucks, and vans occupy a major part of the Long Leaf mall parking lot as 11 Wilmington area dealerships participate in an autorama.
    • Bathers in the surf at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Surf Bathing
    • 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 islands, which spans almost all of the North...
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St., historic homes, historical district, tourist attractions
    • Guests at the Bellamy Mansion, which included Jim Burns and Ben MacDonald, line up and enter at the front door for a tour of the antebellum house as part of a fund raiser for the mansion restoration.
    • Black History Month

    • North Carolina, plays, sports casters, WWAY-TV-3
    • Joyce Grear, left, Gene Motley and Cathy Gant rehearse a scene from Wine in the Wilderness written by Alice Childress, as part of the festivities of the Umoja Festival, which is an African American cultural celebration.
    • Bystanders Watch Volunteer Firefighters

    • CFCC, students, Wilmington, NC
    • Bystanders pulled up a handful of chairs as volunteer firefighters trained inside a condemned house. Following a day inside the structure fighting fires, the Cape FEar Community College fire training instructors allowed the house to burn. This...
    • C. Conley Wilson III

    • Iron foundries
    • Newspaper photograph used in C. Conley Wilson III obituary. Charles Conley Wilson III (1945-1997) was born and died in New Hanover county, NC. He was the president of Wilmington Iron Works. The company that came to be known as the Wilmington...
    • Cameron-Hollman House

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    • Built by Capt. George Cameron (c. 1750-1823) as his family residence. Purchased by Capt. Peter A. Hollman in 1814. Sold to H.F. Newkirk in 1910 and remained in family until 1969. The two wings were built earlier than the main part of the house. The...
    • Canoe Racing

    • canoe racing, Wrightsville Beach
    • Five canoes, 2 men per canoe, racing in the Atlantic Ocean in front of Lumina Pier at Wrightsville Beach in the early part of the 20th century.

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