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    • Addison Hewlett, Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; Truck Farmers; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Portrait of Addison Hewlett, Sr. Addison Hewlett, Sr. (1876-1954) was born on Masonboro Sound, the son of Elijah and Almira Hewlett. He attended Masonboro Community School and Wake Forest College. Hewlett worked as a truck farmer on Waterside...
    • Alex Manly

    • Armstrong Association of Philadelphia; African American newspaper editors; Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Portrait of Alex Manly. Alex Manly (1866-1944) was born in Wake County, North Carolina to parents who were freed slaves of Governor Charles Manly. It is believed that Alex Manly is the son of Governor Manly. He attended the Hampton Institute where...
    • 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,...
    • Amelia R. Martin

    • African American nurses
    • Photograph of Amelia Martin wearing a silver dress and matching hat. Amelia Martin (1940- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She graduated from Williston Senior High School in 1958 and the Community School of Nursing in 1962. She was the second black...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Billy Beasley and son planting trees

    • Trees; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Billy Beasely and his son, Micah, planting trees in a ceremony at the Wrightsville Beach Town Hall to honor the troops in the Middle East, and also the Fourth of July. Billy Beasley (1956- ) was the Parks Supervisor for Wrightsville...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • 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...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Motor Boat, Herbst, Herbst Boat Works
    • Julius Herbst and his son, Robert T. Herbst, are in an outboard motor boat on the river. Julius Herbst owned Herbst Boat Works.
    • Captain John Jarod Adkins

    • Ship captains United States
    • Portrait of Captain John Jarod Adkins. John Jarod Adkins (1851-1951) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of a renowned blockade runner. He received his pilot's license in 1870 and devoted himself to the duties of pilot, guiding many ships...
    • Carl Thomas Durham, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Ceramic engineering
    • Portrait of Carl Thomas Durham, Jr. Carl T. Durham, Jr. (1927-1990) was born in Chapel Hill, NC, the son of Carl Durham, who served in the U.S. Congress from 1939-1961. Durham attended the University of North Carolina and received a Master's...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Chestnut Street - 200 block.

    • Chestnut Street, N. Second Street, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood
    • A black vendor is in front of the Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood house on the northeast corner of Second and Chestnut Street. Dr. Wood and his son, Dr. Edward Jenner Wood (1878-1928), shared offices on the ground floor of this building. Dr. Thomas Wood...
    • Christopher Dudley and sisters

    • Dudley, Christopher Haywood, 1817-1862; Parnell, Eliza Ann Dudley, 1822-1890; McIlhenny, Margaret Dudley, 1828-1881
    • Daguerreotype of Christopher Haywood Dudley and sisters and wife/mother? Christopher Haywood Dudley (1817-1862) was the son of Governor Edward B. Dudley. He was a planter and a Wilmington Town Commissioner between 1847-1855. His home is at 323...

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