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    • Manning-Toon House

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    • Built by Edward W. Manning, Commander of Steamer General Howard, as his residence. In 1872 sold for residence to Benjamin J. Cobb, M.D., who had office in separate building in northwest corner of front yard. Purchased in 1880 by William Pinckney...
    • Lazarus House Kitchen

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    • Built by Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), a merchant and native of Charleston, SC, as one of two kitchens for his principal residence which still stands to the East. Converted to a residence by 1889. Purchased and enlarged in 1923 by Aaron Goldberg,...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • McLaurin House

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    • Late Greek Revival style coastal cottage, built as residence for John McLaurin (1832-1907); and wife, Catherine Blanks (1836-1902). McLaurin was a commission merchant and owner/editor of the North Carolina Presbyterian. Residence of daughter,...
    • W.I. Gore House

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    • Italianate style house built as residence by William Iredell Gore (1829-1903); and wife, Rachael Litchfield (1833-1914). He was a wholesale grocer, commission merchant and during the Civil War, an officer in the Waccamaw Light Artillery. Saved...
    • Southport, NC - Brunswick County, NC.

    • Smithville, Southport, Brunswick County, Brunswick Hotel, Quarantine Service Station
    • Incorporated in 1805, the Town of Southport was formerly known as Smithville, and was named for General Benjamin Smith (1751-1826). The name was changed in 1889, because it was the most southerly seaport in North Carolina. It became the county seat...
    • Mary Jane Langdon House

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    • Italianate style house built for Mary Jane Halsey Langdon (1799-1883), widow of Samuel Langdon (1786-1832), merchant, to replace residence that burned. Inherited by granddaughter Jane Young (1849-1930), and husband, Thomas D. Meares, C.S.A....
    • Agostini House

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    • Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Edward P. Bailey House

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    • Second French Empire style house built for Edward P. Bailey (1856-1904), native of Sweden and wife, Annie Empie (1858-1915). Mr. Bailey was president of Wilmington Iron Works and a city alderman. Queen Anne style facade added in 1905. Residence of...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ancestral Paintings.

    • Elizabeth Adair, Samuel Marshall, Portraits
    • Belonging to the Thomas W. Brown collection, the paintings are of Elizabeth Adair (1774-1844) and Samuel Marshall. The Brown residence was at 114 Orange Street
    • Innes House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Innes (1890-unk); native of Scotland, shipyard paymaster; and wife, Alice Green (1892-1966). From 1948 to 1950, residence of Gerhardt J. Whilden, "Pappy Gay", (1906-1990); and wife Louise Merritt...
    • Emelia Wrede Schnibben

    • Schnibben, Emelia Wrede, 1907-1997
    • Studio portrait taken of Emelia Wrede Schnibben by Henry Cronenberg. Emelia Wrede Schnibben (1907-1997) was the daughter of Martin and Matilda Schnibben. She married Oran Shepard Hinton on April 27, 1932, and the couple resided at the Hinton...

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