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    • Cassidey-Harper House

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    • Built as family residence by James Cassidey (1792-1866), native of Salisbury, MA, who with his sons operated an extensive shipyard and marine railway at river below house. Confederate ironclad RALEIGH was constructed there. His daughter, Anne E....
    • 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...
    • Benjamin W. Beery House

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    • Italianate style house built for Benjamin Washington Beery (1822-1892), partner in Cassidey & Beery Shipyard; and wife, Ann Eliza Williams (1827-1865). Served as school and convent of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, 1869-1870. Double piazzas added by...
    • McLaughlin-Richard House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert McLaughlin (1885-1942), mortician and owner of McLaughlin Funeral Home. Purchased in 1944 by George L. Richard (1895-1975), shipyard worker and small business operator; and wife, Millie Bryant (1907-1994),...
    • 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 A. Willson House

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    • Queen Anne style house, built by William Alexander Willson, Sr. (1834-1917); and wife, Sarah Jane Beery. Mr. Willson was bookkeeper for Beery Shipyard and City Clerk and Treasurer. House damaged by fire and rebuilt by J.S. Stout in 1897-98.
    • Benjamin Beery

    • Beery, Benjamin Washington, 1822-1892; Shipyards
    • Studio portrait of Benjamin Beery. Benjamin Washington Beery (1822-1892) was born in Brunswick County, NC. He was a partner in the Cassidey and Beery shipyard in Wilmington, NC. He was a privateer early in the Civil War, but then returned to...
    • Construction of Shipyard-2

    • Cape Fear River, Liberty Ships, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, North Carolina State Port, World War II
    • This b&w photograph contains an aerial view which captures the construction of the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company's shipyard.
    • Construction of Shipyard-1

    • Cape Fear River, Liberty Ships, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, North Carolina State Port, World War II
    • This b&w photograph captures an aerial view of the World War II North Carolina Shipbuilding Company's shipyard under construction.
    • Shipyard

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, World War II, Shipyard, Shipbuilding, Liberty Ships, C-2s, AKAs
    • This b&w photograph captures C-2s or AKAs under construction at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company's shipyard.
    • Liberty Shipyard

    • Cape Fear River, Ships, Liberty Shipyard, Tugboat, Boats
    • This divided back postcard features an b&w photograph capturing a tugboat pulling a concrete ship into the water at the Wilmington Shipyard.
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...

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