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    • Blockade Runner Hotel Lobby

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, hotels, lobbies, Civil war, war ships, Atlanitc Ocean, Banks Channel, furniture
    • Shows the lobby of the Blockade Runner Hotel. There is a simple map carved out of wood attached to one wall. It shows the coastline, islands and rivers of the Cape Fear Region. A Confederate blockade runner ship, seagulls and 2 Confederate flags...
    • Blockade Runner Motor Hotel

    • Blockade Runner Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures sailboats racing in front of the Blockade Runner Motor Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (1)

    • New Hanover County, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, sound
    • The Blockade Runner Hotel was the first modern high-rise hotel on Wrightsville Beach, designed by Oliver & Smith, architects, of Norfolk, Virginia. The seven story brick building contained 120 rooms, each with a view of the ocean or Banks Channel....
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (2)

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Atlantic Ocean, Banks Channel, hotels, sound, marsh, Banks Channel
    • Ocean view of the original building of the Blockade Runner Hotel and its partially finished 4 story addition. Five work trucks/vans are seen ( one has Whitley printed on driver's side) as well as several workers, scaffolding and ladders.
    • Blockade Runner Motor Hotel

    • Sailboats
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures the sunfish sailboats racing in front of the Blockade Runner Motor Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
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    • Seashore Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features an illustration which depicts a crowd of beachgoers bathing in the water by the Seashore Hotel and Steel Pier.
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Beach, Blockade Runner, Confederacy, Civil War
    • Fort Fisher Beach, showing exposed wreck of a blockade runner. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the...
    • Susie Sellers Carson, Chris Fonvielle, Tabitha McEachern

    • Carson, Susie Sellars, 1920-2008; Fonvielle, Chris Eugene, 1953-; McEachern, Tabitha, 1920-2003; Local history
    • Color photograph of a birthday celebration for Susie Sellars Carson, possibly 2002. Susie Sellars Carson (left), Chris Fonvielle (middle), Tabitha McEachern (right). Susie Sellars Carson (1920-2008) was a lifelong resident of Southport, NC. She...
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
    • Morrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Thomas Morrison (1828-1901), native of Philadelphia, locomotive engineer and Blockade Runner captain and engineer. Remained in family for fifty-seven years. Purchased in 1950 by Ellen Mae Johnson (1902-1988), wife...

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