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    • Hashagen House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Frederick Ernest Hashagen (1855-1932), partner in firm of Vollers & Hashagen, wholesale grocers; and wife Minnie Gardner (1862-1920). Purchased in 1931 for rental use by neighbor, Robert R. Stone (1866-1955),...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • River Traffic

    • Cape Fear River, Fishing Boat, Tugboat, Stone Towing Co.
    • A view of Norman "Drop" Bass maneuvering his fishing boat in front of a tugboat owned by the Stone Towing Co.
    • Ballast Stone from the Site of Solomon Towers

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, low-rent housing, historic houses, Cape Fear River, Castle Street, Wilmington Housing Authority
    • Closeup photo of a man's hands holding a ballast stone with the year 1761 etched into it. Artifact found at the Newkirk House which was at 511 Surry St. The current site of Solomon Towers.
    • Home of Mrs. Preston L . Bridgers

    • Bridgers family, 3rd Street, Dock Street
    • Located at 100 South 3rd Street, (and Dock Streets), the home of Mary Bridgers (granddaughter of John Haywood, treasurer of North Carolina and descendant of Richard Eagles whom Eagles Island is named after) and widow of Preston L. Bridgers, son of...
    • Another Front View, First Presbyterian Church

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church, Third Street, Orange Street
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • Daisy Lovering Standing on the Street

    • women's fashion, theatre
    • Daisy Lovering stands in front of a brick and stone building in a portrait taken by Nashville photographer Duncan Doris. Lovering's autograph is on the back of the portrait. Lovering (1869-1950), aunt to Helen Lovering, was an actress who...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Present Day)

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Destroyer, Blue, JoWaHa
    • The Destroyer, Blue, arrives in the port of Wilmington as a crowd watches at the foot of Market Street. The building on the river is known by the unusual name of the JoWaHa Building, built in 1904, and named for the owner, John W. Harper...
    • CG Cutter Modoc in front of U.S. Custom House

    • Custom House, Coast Guard, Modoc, Waterfront, Cape Fear River
    • U.S. Custom House, 1916 (now known as the Alton A. Lennon Federal Building after a former U.S. Congressman from North Carolina‚Äôs Seventh Congressional District). A U. S. Custom House has been on this site (Water Street, north, between Market and...
    • U.S. Custom House

    • North Carolina, New Hanover County, riverfront, businesses, boats, buildings
    • A view taken from the Brunswick side of the Cape Fear River, showing the Wilmington waterfront. Buildings shown include the old U.S. Custom House (1843), the Masonic Building and the Tower of the Stone Post Office. Several types of rivercraft are...
    • View of Wilmington Waterfront

    • waterfront, U.S. Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Building, Post Office
    • View of waterfront from Brunswick side of River showing old U.S. Custom House, 1843, stern portion of Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Building and old Tower of Stone Post Office
    • 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...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...

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