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    • Bell House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Benjamin Bell (1852-1923), co-founder and president of Jackson & Bell Co., printers, and owner of The Messenger newspaper. Inherited by son, Zack Kershaw Bell (1883-1963), vice-president of Jackson & Bell Co.; and...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Chadwick House

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    • Italianate style house built during ownership of Susan Hawes Redding (1820-1902), seamstress; and son, Charles Hawes (1837-1893). Rear addition and modifications made by David N. Chadwick (1856-1914), saloon keeper.
    • Bradley-Green Building

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    • Commercial building erected for George H. Bradley (1805-1880), native of New Haven, CT, boot and shoe merchant, after devastating fire of 1840 that destroyed much of block. From 1910 to 1963 this was the location of Greens Drug Store, operated by...
    • Foster Burnett House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Foster Flavorial Burnett (1894-1945), physician, civic leader, and founder of Community Hospital; and wife, Gladys Eveline Gordon (1901-1928). Inherited by son, Foster Burnett, Jr. (1925- ); daughter,...
    • James House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Eliza Alice Haughton James (1850-1938), native of Pittsboro, NC, widow of Col. Thomas Cowan James (1849-1912). At various times residence of son, J. Marion James (1884-1976), proprietor of James Book and...
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson, and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1821-1885), attorney,...
    • 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,...
    • Dudley-Chadbourn

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    • Italianate style house built for Christopher Haywood Dudley, son of Governor Edward B. Dudley. Purchased in 1871 by George Chadbourn, lumber mill owner. Remained in family until 1942.
    • Northrop-Graham House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Robert Houston Northrop (1872-1949), manager of J.G. Wright & Son, real estate, and secretary-treasurer of Southeastern Realty; and wife, Mary Wright (1874-1923). Purchased in 1917 by Benjamin Robinson...
    • Everett-Bissinger House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Ann Thomson Everett (1819-1895), wife of Amariah B. Everett (1811-1857), planter, natives of Onslow County. Renovated to Italianate style durig ownership of son, John Alfred Everett (1839-1915), Confederate...
    • Orton Plantation

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    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...
    • Wright-Rehder House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Eleanor Gilchrist (1890-1965) and husband, Thomas Henry Wright (1876-1956), partner with his father in J.G. Wright & Son real estate; developers of Winoca Terrace. Purchased in 1921 by C.F.W. (Will) Rehder...
    • Honnet House

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    • Italianate style house built on Sunset Hill by George Honnet (1843-1913), native of Baltimore, jeweler and watchmaker; and wife, Marie Otterbourg (1848-1913). Colossal Neoclassical portico added in 1914 by son, George (1880-1962), a jeweler. House...
    • High House

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    • Bungalow built as wedding gift by Asa Haynes High for son Daniel Pinckney High (1886-1926), native of Columbus County, N C, dentist; and wife, Janet Poag (1883-1971), native of Lancaster, SC. House remained in family until 1986.
    • Chapman House

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    • Cottage built for Sarah E. Chapman (born c. 1807), who resided here with Ivey Prescott Bell (1814-1868), ship carpenter; and wife, Rebecca (1826-1909); and son, Benjamin (1852-1923), co-founder of Jackson & Bell, printers. Purchased in 1927 for...
    • Kenly-Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for John Reese Kenly (1847-1928), native of Baltimore, MD, president of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma G. Warfield (d. 1904). Purchased in 1943 by Lita Larkins Whitehead (1885-1961), whose son William...
    • Alexander Sprunt House

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    • Regency Revival style house built for Alexander Sprunt (1890-1957), president, Alexander Sprunt and Son, cotton exporters, Wilmington Shipping and Wilmington Terminal Warehouse; and wife, Lula Clegg Frere (1891-1977), native of Franklin, LA,...

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