Photograph of Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr. at a "Cape Fear Adventure" Christmas party.
Diane Cobb Cashman (1938- ) is a prolific local author and researcher. She was a former president and longtime archivist for the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society. She was also involved in the incorporation of the Historic St. Thomas Preservation Society and served on the boards of the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Historic Wilmington Foundation. Andrew Harriss, Jr. (1898-1998) was a much decorated veteran of Word Wars I and II and was a recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. (See Harriss, Andrew, Jr.)