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    • Princess Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Feast of Pirates, Robber's Row
    • The north side of the block contains a number of business establishments of interest. The Barrel Cleaners was owned by Tassie N. Costello, a native of Greece, who continued at the same location until the 1970s. Next to the cleaners is the Wilder...
    • J. W. Futch and Edward Sandlin papers, 1930s-1940s

    • Futch, John William Henry, -- Jr. -- Correspondence; Sandlin, Edward Lofton -- Correspondence; Sandlin family; Futch family; Edward Lofton Sandlin Realty Company -- Correspondence; Real estate agents -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Real estate...
    • This collection contains papers from the Sandlin and Futch families. The collection consists of financial records.
    • Elmer Lucius Mathews, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Real estate agents
    • Portrait of Elmer Lucius Mathews, Jr. Elmer Lucius Mathews, Jr. (1923- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School as well as North Carolina State University and Wilmington College. During World War II, he served as a unit...
    • Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners; Real estate agents
    • Portrait of Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr. Claud O'Shields, Jr. (1941-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School and Wilmington College. O'Shields worked for WECT-TV from 1958 to 1973. Since 1973, he has been working in the...
    • Janet Sutton Morgan

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Real estate agents
    • Photograph of Janet Sutton Morgan. Janet Sutton Morgan (1941- ) was born in Cumberland County, NC. She married Bernard Morgan, Jr. and moved to Wilmington, NC after her husband's graduation from medical school. Morgan worked as a real estate...
    • Frank Green Harriss

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Insurance agents; Real estate development
    • Portrait of Frank Green Harriss. Frank Green Harriss (1883-1953) was born in Wilmington, NC, the grandson of Thomas Davis Meares and Jane Moore Iredell Meares. He was educated in Wilmington Public Schools and received private tutoring from...
    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...
    • Brown-Weathersbee House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Thomas Edwin Brown (1879-1958), treasurer, Southern Mutual Home & Real Estate Co.; and wife, Ellen Corbett (1886-1976). Purchased in 1934 by Ransey Weathersbee (1883-1969), native of Aiken, SC, dentist; and...
    • Wallace-Vanlandingham House

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    • Craftsman bungalolw built on speculation by Oliver T. Wallace (1883-1930), native of Kentucky, real estate developer and vice-president of Home Building & Loan Association. Purchased in 1916 by Chester G. Vanlandingham (1887-1951), native of...
    • Taylor-Washington House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John E. Taylor (1858-1925), deputy collector of US Customs and realtor. Purchased in 1921 by Edward G. Story, real estate developer and insurance broker; and wife, Mary Ellen Noyes. Inherited by...
    • Cumming House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), business executive and real estate investor; and wife, Susan Cooper (1865-1933). Remained in family until 1938.
    • Cumming-Sneeden House

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    • Built as rental property for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), native of Greensboro, NC, business executive and real estate investor. Converted to duplex in 1952 by Rudolph L. Lewis (1894-1978), hardware merchant. Purchased in 1965 by James F....
    • Darby-McDonald House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills elementary...
    • Darby-Munson House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills Elementary...
    • 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...
    • Barker-O'Connor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for E. Gerry Barker (1850-1933), native of Onondaga County, NY, commission merchant; and wife, Alice M. Schonwald (1850-1932). Purchased in 1904 by Major Daniel O'Connor (1834-1925); and wife,...
    • William Dick House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Alexander Dick (1859-1922), chief passenger clerk for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, real estate developer; and wife, Nellie Draper (1868-1947). Headquarters of the Arab Shrine Club of Wilmington...

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