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    • Gause-Burr House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Mary Alice Gause Young (1846-1918); and sister; Anna Caroline Gause (1848-1917). Inherited in 1940, by Ann Bacot Cumming Burr (1900-1994),wife of Frederick S. Burr, II (1898-1989), salesman for Tide Water Power...
    • Darby-Munson House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills Elementary...
    • Alice Heron London

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    • Studio portrait of Alice Heron London. Alice Heron London (1814-1881) was born in Wilmington, NC, and married Platt Ketchum Dickinson in 1845. They had no children, but Alice and her husband raised her nephew, Pembroke Jones, as their own when his...
    • Woodcock House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Van Woodcock (1849-1921), carpenter; and wife, Olivia Cooke (1856-1934), on property owned by son, Walter Greene Woodcock. Deeded to daughter, Lula Bailey Woodcock (1886-1946) and inherited by sister,...
    • Darby-McDonald House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills elementary...
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

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    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...
    • Mitchell-Anderson House

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    • Oldest surviving structure in Wilmington, Georgian style house built for Edward Mitchell (c. 1744), native of Charleston, SC, carpenter and planter. Purchased in 1828 by Thomas F. Davis (1778-1846), clerk of New Hanover County Court. Inherited in...
    • Sutton-Howey House

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    • Built by Martha Moore Sutton (1764-1838), native of Greenwich, England, and widow of Ephriam Sutton, (1768-1819). Devised by Mrs. Sutton in 1838 to her granddaughter Martha Ann Hedrick (sister of Col. John J. Hedrick, C.S.A.), subject to lifetime...
    • Bananas.

    • Bananas, Market Street, Florist, Moore
    • Will Moore holds a bunch of bananas from a local tree. The greenhouse (at left) at 1501 Market Street was owned by Will’s sister Lucy B. Moore, who operated a Wilmington florist.
    • Stephanie and Jonathan Kimbro

    • Children; Wilmington (N.C.); Snow
    • Jonathan and his older sister Stephanie Kimbro in front of their house in a late Wilmington, NC snowfall. Wilmington received 4.2 inches of snow in March of 1983, and a record 2.9 inches for the day on March 24.
    • Katherine Moore

    • City councils; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Katherine Bell Moore at her office. Katherine Bell Moore (1941- ) was elected to the Wilmington, NC City Council from 1991 to 2005. She also served as Mayor Pro-Tem during that time. She lost her re-election bid after that and has since moved...
    • Margaret Weller and Willie Stargell

    • Counseling
    • Margaret Weller and new husband Willie Stargell exit St. Paul's Episcopal Church after their wedding. Margaret Elizabeth Weller (1959- ) is a Wilmington, NC native. She is the twin sister of WECT-TV Co-Anchor Frances Weller, and the younger...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...

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