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    • Allen-Collier House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Fulton Temple Allen (1868-1941), secretary-treasurer of Acme Fertilizer Company; and wife, Anna Bell Pearce (1870-1948), natives of Virginia. Purchased in 1963 by Joshua Frank Collier (1902-1965), realtor,...
    • Platt-Sutherland House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert C. Platt (1870-1953), retail clothing merchant and clerk in city auditor's office; and wife Robbie Sutton (1881-1966), native of Burgaw. Purchased in 1961 by William Owen Sheppard Sutherland (1890-1969),...
    • Bridgers-Fulenwider House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Burke Haywood Bridgers (1881-1972), attorney; and wife, Helen Strange (1888-1953). At the time of death he was the oldest member of the Cape Fear Country Club where he designed the original 18 hole...
    • National Cemetery.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were first made in this cemetery, located on Market Street at North Twentieth Street, in February, 1867. It contains the remains of those Union soldiers who...
    • National Cemetery - General view.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery borders the Carolina Heights area, an early Wilmington suburb. The rear of a residence appears on the right side of the photograph. The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were...
    • Browne-Stanley House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Richmond, Virginia natives, Otway Leon Browne (1874-1970), Assistant Purchasing Agent for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Annie Gertrude Rogers (1875-1954). Purchased in 1964 by Shelton Smith...
    • Davis-Warshauer House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property for Dewey Hobson Davis of D.H. Furniture; and wife, Madeline Malbrant Poulifiant, native of France. Purchased in 1938 by Clara Goldstein Warshauer (1895-1991); and husband, Max Warshauer (1880-1949), native of...
    • Shore Acres House

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    • Mediterranean style house built as model home for Shore Acres Company, Roger Moore and Oliver T. Wallace, developers, Luther T. Rogers, contractor. From 1932 to 1969 owned by Roger Moore (1879-1968); and wife, Alice Borden (1881-1954). He was...
    • Families  living at St. Helena farm colony

    • Immigrants; Colonists; Agriculture
    • Families standing in front of a public building at the St. Helena farm colony. The community of St. Helena, named for an Italian queen, was developed for immigrants by the Carolina Trucking Development Company under the direction of Hugh MacRae....
    • Whale - Wrightsville Beach, NC.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • Whale's mouth and teeth. A large sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the lower jaw was ten feet long and contained...
    • Foy-Taylor House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for Newton Fisher (1889-1951). Purchased in 1923 by Norwood Leslie Foy (1891-1990), native of Scotts Hill, NC, partner in Foy-Roe & Company, retail clothing; and wife, Elizabeth Southerland...
    • Heide-Futch House

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    • Neen; and wife, Catherine Exum (1834-1891). Purchased in 1898 by John W. H. Fuchs (1871-1938), grocer and proprietor of Futchs Department Store; and wife, Mary C. M. Strunck (1873-1932), natives of Germany, who Americanized their surname to...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Whale - April 1928.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • A large sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the lower jaw was ten feet long and contained forty-six teeth. The whale...
    • The Glenn Restaurant

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    • Commercial building constructed for Esther Naomi Mintz Yopp (1891-1972) and built by contractor, Sam Blake. Occupied by various restaurants from 1947 to 1969. Building remains in family.
    • Whale - Wrightsville Beach, 1928.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • A large sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the lower jaw was ten feet long and contained forty-six teeth. The whale...
    • St. Johns Lodge

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    • Transitional Georgian-Federal style structure built for St. John's Lodge No. 1, Ancient Your Masons, and shared by Concord Chapter; Masonic mural (c. 1809) remains. Purchased in 1824 by Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), silversmith and jeweler, who...
    • Vollers-Hardin-Walker House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by and for Louis Henry Vollers (1862-1943), native of Point Caswell, building contractor; and wife, Susan A. Barnhhill (1862-1942). Purchased in 1900 by John Haywood Hardin (1853-1932), native of Washington, D.C.,...
    • Whale - Wrightsville Beach, 1928.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • A large fifty-ton sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the lower jaw was ten feet long and contained forty-six teeth....
    • Moore-Davis House

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    • Built as rental property for James Henry Moore (1846-1927), farmer and native of Pender County. Purchased in 1970 by French Isadore Davis, Jr. (1916-1980), funeral director and community leader; and wife, Bennye Louise Newell (1923-2010), native of...

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