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Since that date four sanctuaries have burned, 1803-1843-1886-1947. Present imposing and lovely church was dedicated to the glory of God and service to mankind May 15, 1955. Body of Reverend Wm. Meredith, founder of Methodism in Wilmington, rests b…
Founded in 1866; oldest men's social club in N.C. Guilford F. Dudley, first president, Building here in use since 1913.
Thomas U. Walter, Architect - PhiladelphiaJohn S. Norris, Supervising Architect - New York C. H. Dahl, Principal Carpenter - New York John C. Wood, Principal Mason - Nantucket Oldest house of worship in Wilmington, built for Episcopal parish es…
A student of history, a seeker of truth, a faithful follower of Christ, "Millie" dedicated herself to a study of the past in order that it could be part of our future.
Gothic Revival style church built for congregation organized in 1869. The cornerstone was laid March 23, 1871 and the edifice completed under the leadership of the Rev. Charles O. Brady. Dedicated on March 23, 1871, it was the first Episcopal chur…
Consecrated in 1875 as first Episcopal church for colored people in North Carolina. Served by Bishop Atkinson. It is located 3 blocks east.
Here stood theWilmington residence ofGeneral Benjamin Smith
Here stood the residence ofWilliam Tryon Governor ofNorth Carolina, from April 3,1765,to June 30, 1771. Stamp MasterWilliam Houston was brought outfrom the house and forced toresign his office Nov. 16, 1765.New Hanover Historical Commission
Near this spot liesThomas GodfreyBorn in Philadelphia Pa. 1736Died in Wilmington N.C. 1763Author ofThe Prince of ParthiaThe first drama writtenby an American andproduced upon theprofessional stage inthe Colonies Erected byThe N.C. Society Colon…
Erected 1875-6. First house of worship built in North Carolina by the Jews. Congregation established in 1867.