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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Fowler-Pastis House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John J. Fowler (1851-1915) civil servant and mayor; and wife, Lula Heiser, native of Sumter, SC. Purchased in 1948 by John B. Pastis (1909-1997), native of the Island of Icaria, Greece, owner and...
    • 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...
    • Shipyard Canteen, World War I

    • Shipyards; World War I; Local history
    • Photograph of Liberty Shipyard Commissary during World War I. Marion Reaves is the young boy at the counter in the white shirt and tie. He worked from 11:30 through 12:30 for dinner, earning 50 cents a day. Marion W. Reaves (1904-1970) was the...
    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Altaffer House

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    • Italianate style house built by Gerard Morgan Altaffer (1829-1907), pattern maker, contractor and partner of Altaffer & Price, makers of sash, doors and blinds; and wife, Mary R. Harris (1835-1901). Purchased for rental property in 1883 by Henry...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • McCabe-Lancaster House

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    • Beach house built for Harry Lee McCabe (1895-1962), grocer; and wife, Vista Mae Taylor (1902-1982). Until Hurricane Hazel (1954), used variously as summer residence, rental property and apartments. Purchased in 1955by Luke Wilson Lancaster...
    • John D. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for John D. Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942), attorney and U.S. congressman; and wife, Emma May Hargrove (1857-1944), native of Hibernia Plantation, Granville County, NC. Remained in family for forty-five...
    • Robert R. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Robert R. Bellamy (1861-1926), owner of wholesale drug business and officer of Delgado Cotton Mills. Originally constructed as a boot and shoe store; later occupied by clothing stores and jewelers....
    • Goldstein-King House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Joseph Goldstein (1843-1928), native of Lithuania, clothing merchant; and wife, Lena Kabaka (1862-1950), native of Russia. Purchased in 1944 by Lucy Miles King (1884-1966); widow of Lott King...
    • Bradley-Miller Building

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    • Store and residence built for James A. Bradley (1814-1894), merchant, as rental property. Tenants included restaurants, furniture stores, a confectionery, a cigar factory and others. Purchased in 1941 by Israel Miller (1878-1942), clothier....
    • Sallie Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival bungalow built as rental property for Sallie Sholar Allen (1865-1929). Purchased in 1926 by Walter W. Way (1873-1936), heating and plumbing contractor; and wife, Juliet Orrell (1879-1967). Owned and occupied from 1950 to 1963...
    • Thomas W. Brown House

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    • Greek Revival style house built as rental property for Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), native of New York, jeweler, watch maker, and silversmith; and wife, Sarah Elizabeth Beebe (1819-1898). Purchased in 1913 and moved from Walnut Street by James M....
    • Chadbourn-Donnell House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for J.H. Chadbourn & Co., lumber mill. Residence of James Hill Cowan (1878-1924), editor of Wilmington Dispatch, and mayor of Wilmington, 1921-1924. His wife, Katherine Mayo (1883-1975), filled his...
    • Dye-Honeycutt House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for the Victory Home Company that provided housing for Carolina and Liberty shipyard workers. Purchased in 1940 by Earle Edward Dye (1904-1992), clerk for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife,...
    • William Pinckney Toon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for William Pinckney Toon (1857-1942), co-owner of Brown & Toon wholesale grocers; and wife Mary Glenn (1864-1920), native of Cooperstown, NY. Among her charitable works was the care of soldiers at...
    • Canady House and Store

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    • Built for David R. Canady (1832-1921), retail grocer; and wife, Henrietta (1839-1921). Use as residence and store or saloon continued until after 1915. In 1909, bought by Robert H. Brady (1859-1936), builder and contractor, as rental property....

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