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    • Michael Hickman

    • Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Photograph of Michael Hickman in front of Trask Coliseum on University of North Carolina Wilmington campus after graduation for John T. Hoggard High School. Left to right: Michael Hickman and Jimmy Rivers. Michael Patrick Hickman (1984- ) and...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Northwest Cape Fear River Bride, Point Peter
    • Chestnut Street to Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge - View from atop the Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, showing Point Peter. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...
    • North Water Street - 0 block - early 1920s.

    • N. Water Street, Coast Guard, Cutters, Modoc, McAdoo, Custom House, Menantic
    • The Coast Guard Cutters, Modoc and McAdoo, arrive at the government dock in front of the U. S. Customs House on North Water Street. At left is the ferry boat, Menantic. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the...
    • Camp Battleship

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourists attractions, war ships, WWII, fishing, boats, ships, rivers, scouting
    • During day camp, cub scouts with rods and reels fish from the banks of the Cape Fear River at the Battleship North Carolina. The boat Captain Maffitt is docked between the battleship and the park area.
    • Point Caswell, NC

    • Pender County, North Carolina, rivers, homesteads, bars
    • This aged clapboard house in Point Caswell close to the Black River is Viola Sherman's old homestead that was originally built as a saloon in the mid to late 1800's.
    • Ancient Forest on Black River

    • North Carolina, forests, rivers, swamps, old growth, bald cypress
    • Fred Annand leads a canoe expedition that includes David Stahle from the University of Arkansas. The 2 canoes navigate the Black River (near Atkinson) in Pender County. The cypress trees that line the banks date back 1500 years and are part of a...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oil Terminals
    • Oil terminals south of Dawson Street. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly toward the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape that would...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Point Peter
    • View from the bridge looking southeast toward Wilmington waterfront and the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. Point Peter is on the left and Eagles Island to the right. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Point Peter, Champion Compress
    • View from Point Peter looking southeast, between Campbell and Dock streets. Champion Compress (Cotton) wharves are at left. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham...

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