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    • Perdew-Koonce House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Edgar Perdue (1865-1934), civic leader and partner in J. W. Murchison & Son., hardware wholesalers. Purchased in 1946 by Henry Farrior Koonce (1897-1976), salesman; and wife Alda Howard...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • The view of the outdoor movie screen at Lumina is taken from the upper level of the famous landmark. Silent movies were shown nightly during the summer season. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the...
    • Painting Entrance to Airlie Gardens

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, azaleas, billboards, tourist attractions, flowers, gardens, Intracoastal Waterway
    • David King of Naegele outdoor advertising hand paints a new Airlie Gardens entrance sign at the corner of Airlie Rd and Oleander Dr., near Wrightsville Beach.
    • Wrightsville Beach, ca. late 1920s.

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    • Five children in bathing suits pose at the beach near Lumina. Note the movie screen in the water at left. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated...
    • Greenfield Lake Duck Crossing

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, lakes, birds, driving hazards, tourist attractions
    • A woman motorist stops her station wagon for ducks and geese that are crossing the road on West Lake Shore Dr. There is an informational sign that tells motorists it is a duck crossing.
    • Burgwin-Wright House

    • Wilmington, N.C.., Revolutionary War, British Commanders, Colonial Dames, Tourist attractions
    • The 3rd Street side of the Burgwin-Wright House, which was built in 1770-1771, and was once known as the Cornwallis House
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A large gathering on the beach in front of Lumina. Note movie screen on left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North...
    • Blockade Runner Artifact

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourist attractions, Civil War, War Between the States, Fort Fisher State Park, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Fear River, archaeologists, divers, diving expeditions, historical sites, Kure Beach
    • Mark Wilde-Ramsing of the underwater archaeology unit at Fort Fisher examines an artifact recovered from one of the blockade runners found during a recent dive.
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A crowd assembles on ocean side of Lumina. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • View from the upper story of the famous pavilion, looking east at bathers in the ocean. Note movie screen at extreme left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and...
    • Bellamy Mansion and Kenan Fountain

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, John D. Bellamy, tourist attractions, historical sites, antebellum architecture, gifts,
    • Picture taken at the corner of 5th and Market St on the Carolina Apts. side. The Kenan Plaza Fountain,in the intersection of 5th & Market St., was given to the city by William Rand Kenan Jr. in 1921. The Bellamy Mansion sits in the background...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Lumina Pavilion, Lumina, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the Tidewater Power Co.) and shortly thereafter, the line was converted...
    • Bellamy Mansion Renovation

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, antebellum architecture, 5th and Market St., historic houses, tourist attractions, renovations, painters,
    • One lone workman from Tinney Painting climbs scaffolding as restoration work is being done at the rear of the mansion.
    • Captain Frank Conlon

    • North Carolina (Armored cruiser : ACR-12)
    • Military photograph of Captain Frank Conlon. Captain Frank Conlon (1926 - ) is a retired Navy Captain who was the captain/executive director of the USS North Carolina from 1978 to 1991. The USS North Carolina is one of the area's most famous...
    • 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.
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Race
    • A crowd watches a foot race on the beach in front of Lumina. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the...
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (3)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
    • Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...

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