Fanning House

Fanning House (HM1GP5)

Location: Wilmington, NC 28401 New Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 13.973', W 77° 56.799'

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c. 1850

— J.C. and R.B. Wood, Builders —

Italianate style house built for Phineas Wines Fanning (1799-1880), native of Nantucket, MA; editor and publisher of the Wilmington Free Press; house, ship and sign painter. He was master of St. John's Masonic Lodge and Grand Master of Masons in North Carolina from 1844 to 1846. Purchased in 1863 by Joseph Newman (1810-1887), native of the Kingdom of Hannover, Germany, dry goods merchant.
HM NumberHM1GP5
Placed ByHistoric Wilmington Foundation, Inc
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 228583 N 3791906
Decimal Degrees34.23288333, -77.94665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 13.973', W 77° 56.799'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 13' 58.38" N, 77° 56' 47.94" W
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Area Code(s)910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 Orange St, Wilmington NC 28401, US
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