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    • 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...
    • Alice Hovis

    • Hovis, Alice, 1944-; Historic preservation
    • Photograph of Alice Hovis getting ready for the spring house tour. Alice Hovis (1944- ) is a Wilmington, NC preservationist and longtime New Hanover County worker in the Juvenile Justice System. The house depicted is at 326 S. 4th Street.
    • Maria Wilkinson

    • Roses; Wilmington (N.C.); American Rose Society
    • Maria Wilkinson, Rresident of the Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society, standing in the backyard of her home in Wilmington, NC. Maria Wilkinson is the wife of Chris Wilkinson. The Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society is affiliated with the American...
    • Baseball in Wilmington

    • Baseball--North Carolina--Wilmington--History
    • Photograph of Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles in front of the entrance to the Sunset Park subdivision. This picture commemorates when the Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles professional baseball teams played an...
    • Janet Seapker

    • Seapker, Janet K.; Cape Fear Museum
    • Janet Seapker holding a rusty pistol in the Cape Fear Museum basement storage room. Janet Seapker (1947- ) was the director of the Cape Fear Museum from 1978 through 2000. As director of the museum she was involved in all aspects of historic...
    • Millican House

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    • Tudor Revival style house built for Alexander Graham Millican (1895-1976), native of Whiteville, druggist and owner of Standard Pharmacy; and wife, Louise Beale (1900-1979), native of Norfolk, VA. The property was included in the first North...
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Bed and Breakfast Inns (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, fund raisers, walking tours, Christmas tours, decorations, historic district
    • Gary Beane (left) and Jordan Christopher prepare the dining room at the Five Star Bed and Breakfast Inn, located at 14 N. 7th street, for the Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour, which takes place annually during the December holiday season.
    • Millie-Christine McKoy

    • McKoy, Millie-Christine, 1851-1912; African American--History; Conjoined twins; Whiteville, (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Millie-Christine McKoy. Millie-Christine McKoy (1851-1912) was born in the Welches Creek area close to Whiteville, NC. (The twins referred to themselves as "I".) She was born a slave and sold when only one-year-old to a series of...
    • Reenactors on 3rd Street

    • Reenactments, Historic Homes, Tours, Wilmington, NC
    • Chuck Clark, (left), ,George Cole, (right), and Aaron Ritter, (back 1), are members of the 23rd NC State Confederacy Troop Company that is protecting the St. of Wilmington tonight as tonight was the start of the Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour,...
    • Kathleen Gale Smith

    • Festivals
    • Katie Smith as an Azalea Belle in front of the Graystone Inn on 3rd Street in Wilmington, NC. Kathleen Gale Smith (1992- ) was a Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle in the 2010 North Carolina Azalea Festival. Azalea Belles are juniors and seniors...
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St., historic homes, historical district, tourist attractions
    • Guests at the Bellamy Mansion, which included Jim Burns and Ben MacDonald, line up and enter at the front door for a tour of the antebellum house as part of a fund raiser for the mansion restoration.
    • Toomer's Alley

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    • Named for Henry Toomer (1738-1799), native of South Carolina, early owner of property on the north side of the alley, including Dorsey's Tavern where George Washington dined in 1791 on his Southern Tour. Toomer was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Cathy and George Poulos

    • Garden tours; Festivals
    • George and Cathy Poulos in Sarah Anderson's garden, one of the gardens on the 2007 Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour. George Theodore Poulos (1956- ) was born in Wilmington. Sarah Anderson and Cathy Poulos are both members of the Cape...
    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel

    • Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Garden tours; Women dressmakers
    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel standing in front of the Azalea Festival ticket office. Augusta Counts was the first Azalea Belle dressmaker in 1969, designing antebellum style dresses to be worn by Azalea Belles in the Cape Fear Garden...
    • Cathy Poulos and Mary Lou McEachern

    • Garden tours; Festivals
    • Cathy Poulos (left) and Mary Lou McEachern (right), at the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle Tea. Mary Lou McEachern (1941- 2012) hosted the Cape Fear Garden Club's Azalea Belle tea at her home for over twenty years. She was very active in...

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