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    • Lucy M. Giles House

    • Lucy Murchison Giles (1850-1913) inherited this property in 1867 from her father Joshua Grainger Wright, Jr. In 1896, the lot was divided for two Queen Anne style houses built for rental purposes by her husband, Clayton Giles (1844-1917). The...
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • 2nd St.

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, guest houses, historic buildings, downtown,
    • An old building at 7 S. 2nd St.( an original brick street) near the corner of Market and 2nd Streets is the proposed site of a bed & breakfast. Today this site contains Courtyard Developers, which has "Diamond Feed Store" painted on front of...
    • Lazarus House Kitchen

    • Built by Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), a merchant and native of Charleston, SC, as one of two kitchens for his principal residence which still stands to the East. Converted to a residence by 1889. Purchased and enlarged in 1923 by Aaron Goldberg,...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • Baseball at Hardee Field

    • New Hanover County, baseball teams
    • Megan St. Ledger stands at attention with her team mates during the national anthem before the Winter Park - Whiteville baseball game at Hardee Field in Wilmington. N.C. Megan is the bat girl, and her father, Jeep St. Ledger, is the coach.
    • Hill Haven Rehabilitation and Convelescent Center

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, disabilities, nursing homes, long term care facilities, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, patients, residents, parties
    • John Sola, in a balloon decorated wheelchair, is congratulated on celebrating his 30th birthday by UNC-W cheerleaders. His father, Bob Sola, stands behind him. John is a resident at Hillhaven Rehabilitation and Convalescent Center on 16th St.
    • North Front Street - Blocks 100 and 200.

    • N. Front Street, Parade, Armistice Day, Murchison
    • Military parade marches south on Front Street, possibly an Armistice Day celebration. Old stone post office (built 1889-1891) was on the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut streets. In the background is the Murchison National Bank/Acme Building...
    • Dr. Armand John deRosset III

    • deRosset, Armand John, 1807-1897; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Published photograph of Dr. Armand John deRosset III. Dr. deRosset III (1807-1897) was one in a long line of doctors in the deRosset family. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1824 with his A.B. degree and received...
    • Calvin Wright

    • Pender County (N.C.); Emergency workers; Volunteer fire fighters
    • Calvin Wright stands in front of a Pender County Emergency vehicle. In 1989, Calvin Wright was a volunteer emergency medical technician, a volunteer fireman, and a jailer for the Pender County Sheriff's Department.
    • Edgar Dickinson and Ida Jane Fleet Williams

    • Fort Fisher (N.C.); Harbor masters
    • Edgar Dickinson and Ida Jane Fleet Williams at "The Farm" in east Wilmington, NC. Captain Edgar Dickinson Williams (1849-1928) was born in Southport, NC and lived in Wilmington, NC. He did not fight in the Civil War, but remembered clearly...
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders

    • African American Newspapers; African American Churches
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders Rev. D. J. Sanders (1845? -1907) became the pastor of the Chestnut Street Presbyterian church on May 15, 1874, a small Carpenter Gothic and Italianate style church with a African-American congregation, that still stands on...
    • New Hanover County Animal Control (2)

    • opossums, animal control, New Hanover County
    • Darrell Wolf holds a steel pot containing a rescued opossum Monday morning as fellow Wilmington firefighters Rick Pearsall and James DeVane look on. The opossum was found in the Grace United Methodist Church's dishwasher Monday am by church...
    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...
    • North Second Street and Chestnut Street.

    • Post Office Park, Cape Fear Motel, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House, Cape Fear Club, N. Second Street, Chestnut Street
    • An unidentified man stands next to a flower bed in Post Office Park. At left is the corner of the Cape Fear Hotel. The Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House is on the northeast corner, with the Cape Fear Club in the center across Second Street.


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