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    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • Pembroke Jones

    • Shipbuilding industry; Rice--milling; Businessmen
    • Photograph of a portrait of Pembroke Jones. Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) was raised by his maternal aunt, Alice Heron London Dickinson, in Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. In 1879, he founded Carolina Rice Mills with Norwood Giles,...
    • William H. Alderman House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Harriss Alderman (1851-1932), bookkeeper; and wife, Alice Guess Larkins (1852-1905), on property given to them by her parents, William and Belinda Larkins. After Mrs. Aldermans death, the family retained the...
    • Gore-Martin House

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    • Cottage built as rental property for Rachel Litchfield Gore (1933-1914), native of Beaufort, SC. Purchased as rental property in 1912 by Cuthbert Martin (1875-1922), president-treasurer Peoples Supply Company; and wife, Bessie Ledford Gore...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

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    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Russelborough Monument - Brunswick County, NC.

    • Russelborough Monument, Monument, Stamp Act, Brunswick County
    • Russelborough was a residence on about five acres immediately north of the colonial Town of Brunswick. Captain John Russell of the British Navy bought the property from the Roger Moore estate. Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs purchased the property and...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
    • Cameron-Dixon House

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    • This property was sold in 1772 by Arthur Benning, Sheriff, to Archibald Maclain, attorney-at-law, who left the property to his daughter, Catherine, wife of George Hooper. In 1800, it was purchased by George Cameron, sea captain. From 1941 the house...
    • Airlie Gardens - Lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Heyer-Harrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Miss Maggie E. Heyer (1856-1944) as rental property. Remained in the family until purchased in 1949 by Vanus J. (1912-1970) and Rosa McIntire Harrison (1908-1965). He was a laborer and she ran a boarding house...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker's Ditch
    • Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Reston-Richardson House

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    • John Reston inherited this property from his father, Thomas Reston in 1853. It remained in the family until the death of Johns brother, William, in 1868. Mary Brown purchased the property at this time and left it to her son, James E. Richardson,...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Henniker's Ditch
    • Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Airlie Gardens.

    • Airlie Gardens, Oak Trees
    • Oak trees, hung with Spanish moss. By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie,"...
    • Orange Street - 500 block.

    • Orange Street
    • The residence of the Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina at 510 Orange Street. The diocese purchased the property about 1870 and the Bishop lived in a house that was already on the site. In 1905, it was decided to tear down the...
    • Brink-Goodman House

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    • One of a pair of Italianate style houses built as rental property for Colonel Edwin R. Brink (1832-1922), native of New York and Postmaster of Wilmington from 1867 to 1885. Owned as rental property by William Goodman family from 1895 to 1944. Saved...
    • Brown-Lord House

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    • Basement timbers indicate house was here prior to the American Revolution. Robert Wells purchased this property in 1773. John Brown married Annabella Wells and lived here for many years. Property inherited by Columbia Brown Lord in 1857. Remained...

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