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    • 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...
    • Babies Hospital - Wrightsville Sound.

    • Babies Hospital, Hospitals, Wrightsville Sound
    • Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (extreme left) and his staff in front of the hospital. Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style replacement is...
    • The Original Babies Hospital

    • hospitals, Babies Hospital
    • Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the Pediatric Hospital burned in 1927. A Mediterranean style replacement was built and a third story was added in 1955-1956.
    • Taylor-Washington House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John E. Taylor (1858-1925), deputy collector of US Customs and realtor. Purchased in 1921 by Edward G. Story, real estate developer and insurance broker; and wife, Mary Ellen Noyes. Inherited by...
    • Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr.

    • African Americans--History; Carpenters; African American business enterprises; Freedmen's schools and textbooks
    • Copy of a photograph of Frederick C. Sadgwar, Sr. used in a newspaper story honoring him at the Cape Fear Museum. Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr. (1843-1925) was a local carpenter who did much to promote African American businesses in Wilmington,...
    • Students Launch Boat

    • CFTI Boats, Wilmington, NC
    • Ron Wahab (right) and John Langone (left) and Sandy Mitchell (far background) help launch the 22 ft hand built wooden boat into the surf at Wrightsville Beach next to the Sheraton Inn on Sat morning. The boat was built at Cape Fear Tech for...
    • Bladen County Courthouse

    • North Carolina, bicentennial, government buildings, monuments,
    • A 2 story brick structure at 166 Couthouse Dr. ,Elizabethtown, the county seat. The front grounds has a granite marker with "the freedom bell" set into it with the inscription "in honor of Bladen County patriots: those who have served their country...
    • Babies Hospital - Wrightsville Sound.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Wrightsville Sound, Babies Hospital
    • Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style replacement is shown before a third story was added in 1955-1956.
    • Babies Hospital, Wrightsville Sound.

    • Babies Hospital, Hospitals, Wrightsville Sound
    • Nurses and small patients, posing on the hospital grounds. Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style replacement is shown before a...
    • Agnes McDonald

    • McDonald, Agnes, 1932- ; Poets
    • Head shot of Agnes McDonald. Agnes Hamblen McDonald (1932- ) is a NC native of and a resident of Wilmington, NC. She received her Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is a member of the North Carolina...
    • Madafo Lloyd Wilson

    • Storytellers; Griots; African American--History
    • Digital image of Madafo Lloyd Wilson telling a traditional African story. Lloyd Wilson (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School where he was a member of the Glee Club. Wilson is renowned as a storyteller, musician,...
    • 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...
    • James William Nunalee

    • Police murders; Parks
    • Official police picture of Officer James William Nunalee used in the article detailing the story of his murder. James William Nunalee (1953-1978) was a Wilmington, NC Police Officer slain in the line of duty. He was one of 6 officers killed while...
    • Babies Hospital - Wrightsville Sound.

    • Babies Hospital, Hospitals, Wrightsville Sound
    • Nurses and patients on the lawn in front of the Mediterranean style building (after 1927). Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style...
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (1)

    • New Hanover County, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, sound
    • The Blockade Runner Hotel was the first modern high-rise hotel on Wrightsville Beach, designed by Oliver & Smith, architects, of Norfolk, Virginia. The seven story brick building contained 120 rooms, each with a view of the ocean or Banks Channel....
    • J.O. Hinton House

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    • Neo-Classical Revival style house built as investment property for James Oscar Hinton (1873-1952), manager of City Laundry; and wife, Estelle Shepherd (1875-1960). The second story was added in the late 1920s during the ownership of the Rev....
    • Babies Hospital - Wrightsville Sound.

    • Babies Hospital, Hospitals, Wrightsville Sound
    • Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the pediatric hospital burned in 1927. The Mediterranean style replacement is shown before a third story was added in 1955-1956. Dr. J. Buren Sidbury...
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (2)

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Atlantic Ocean, Banks Channel, hotels, sound, marsh, Banks Channel
    • Ocean view of the original building of the Blockade Runner Hotel and its partially finished 4 story addition. Five work trucks/vans are seen ( one has Whitley printed on driver's side) as well as several workers, scaffolding and ladders.
    • Hanover Seaside Club 1

    • New Hanover County, beaches, Clubs,
    • A view of the 2 story wooden structure known as the Hanover Seaside Club at Carolina Beach. A gentleman and several children are leaning on the railing looking towards the camera.

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