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    • Swinson-Dowe House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Albert Franklin Swinson (1883-1954), native of Sampson County, bookkeeper; and wife, Mary Blair (1890-1934). Purchased in 1969 by Irving Dowe (1930- ), maintenance foreman for The Wilmington Star News; and wife...
    • Loughlin - Fennell House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for James Albert Loughlin, native of Henderson, NC (1890-1967), civil engineer; and wife, Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967), native of Southport, NC. Purchased in 1926 by James Leroy Fennell (1879-1940), Atlantic...
    • Edward P. Bailey House

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    • Second French Empire style house built for Edward P. Bailey (1856-1904), native of Sweden and wife, Annie Empie (1858-1915). Mr. Bailey was president of Wilmington Iron Works and a city alderman. Queen Anne style facade added in 1905. Residence of...
    • Platt-Sutherland House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert C. Platt (1870-1953), retail clothing merchant and clerk in city auditor's office; and wife Robbie Sutton (1881-1966), native of Burgaw. Purchased in 1961 by William Owen Sheppard Sutherland (1890-1969),...
    • Chasten House

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    • Federal style hall-and-parlor house with double piazzas moved to this location and rear shed porch added c. 1850. One-story building added to east side c. 1870. By 1883, residence of Rufus H. Chasten (1862-1897), turpentine inspector and weigher;...
    • 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...
    • Rheinstein-Green Building

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    • Originally a four-story Romanesque Revival style building constructed for Fredrick Rheinstein (1841-1899), native of Bavaria, wholesale dry goods merchant. The street facade was altered in the Art Moderne style in 1940 when the building was leased...
    • 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...
    • 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. Nurses expose their small...
    • French-King House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Fall River, MA, boot and shoe merchant; and wife, Sarah Caroline Weeks (1809-1867). Front section added in 1871 and Queen Anne style porch installed by 1895 when house...
    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders. ...
    • Mount Lebanon Chapel

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    • Greek Revival style church built for St. James Episcopal Parish on land owned by Dr. Thomas H. Wright (1800-1861). In 1912, Gothic style elements added by Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) on the occasion of the marriage of daughter Sadie Green Jones...
    • U.S. Custom House

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    • This massive Neoclassical Revival style building took three years to construct during World War I. The pedimented facades of the flanking wings are copies of the 1843 Greek Revival style custom house that stood previously on the site. In 1965, the...
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • Bowden-Foard House

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    • Italianate style house built for Italianate style house built for Mary Strauss Bowden (1859-1919); and husband, Capt. Joseph J. Bowden (1847-1916), Confederate veteran and conductor with the Seaboard Air Line Railway. Purchased in 1924 by Osborn G....
    • Hebron House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Henry Patton Hebron (1891-1970), native of Mississippi, World War I United States Army veteran, and supervisor of insurance for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Olive Wright (1895-1973), native of Rhode...
    • Miles Costin House

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    • Italianate style house built for Miles Costin (c. 1800-1873), planter, commission merchant and town commissioner; and wife, Catherine (c. 1809-1874). Mrs. Robt Ransoms Female Seminary operated here in 1871. Acquired in 1885 by John Wilder Atkinson...
    • Yopp-Goodman House

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    • Italianate style house built for William John Yopp (1824-1888), Wilmington & Weldon Railroad freight agent; and wife; Jane Warren (1834-1868). Rear addition, c. 1870. Purchased in 1888 by William (1832-1911) and Bernhardt (1849-1913) Goodman,...
    • 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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