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    • Lumina 3

    • Wrightsville Beach, pavilions, dancing, ballrooms
    • Dancers on the 2nd floor of Lumina ballroom. Strings of lights hanging from the ceiling, wooden dance floors, a large arched area holds the band and is decorated with potted palms. Men are in suits or sportscoats and women are in long dresses,...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Bellevue Cemetery.

    • Bellevue Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery, incorporated in 1872, is located on Princess Place Drive (formerly the Old New Bern Road), west of Burnt Mill Creek, and contains about fifteen acres. The date of the first burial is unknown, but by April of 1878, there appears...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Banks Channel, Race
    • A crowd gathers to watch races in Banks Channel. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of...
    • Airlie Gardens - Lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Dino De Laurentiis, Martha Schumacher, and Frank Capra

    • Capra, Frank, 1934-2007; De Laurentiis, Dino; Motion picture industry
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of De Laurentiis (left), Schumacher (standing), and Capra (right). Frank Capra, Jr. (1934-2007), the son of a legendary Hollywood director, became a movie producer and president of EUE Screen Gems Studios in...
    • Charlie Daniels

    • Daniels, Charlie, 1936- ; Country music; Musicians
    • Publicity photograph of Charlie Daniels. Charles Edward Daniels (1936- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a country music singer-songwriter known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He plays bass, guitar, fiddle, and...
    • Grace Methodist Church, 4th and Grace Streets

    • churches, Methodist Churches, Grace United Methodist Church, Front St., Grace St.
    • Showing the bell tower of Grace Methodist Church at 4th and Grace Sts. Originally started as Front Street Methodist Church in 1796. After a horrible fire in 1886, the church moved to what is now 4th and Grace. The church burned again on March 21,...
    • Fishing pier at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Piers, Fishing
    • Fishermen display their catches at an ocean pier. From the fishermen's clothing, it appears to be in the late fall, when blue fish are usually abundant in the surf. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Another Front View, First Presbyterian Church

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church, Third Street, Orange Street
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • Princess Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Feast of Pirates, Robber's Row
    • The north side of the block contains a number of business establishments of interest. The Barrel Cleaners was owned by Tassie N. Costello, a native of Greece, who continued at the same location until the 1970s. Next to the cleaners is the Wilder...
    • Airlie Gardens - Azaleas around lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Azaleas, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Bernard Bernstein

    • Senior Olympics
    • Head shot of Bernard Bernstein. Bernard Bernstein (1928-2010) lived in Hampstead, NC at the time of this photograph in 1988. That same year, he won a bronze medal in billiards at the North Carolina Senior Olympics, which are for people 55 and...

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