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Built 1839, near site of older church, begun about 1751. Graves of Cornelius Harnett and Thomas Godfrey.
Founder of Christian Science Church. Spent part of 1844 at Hanover House, 2 blocks west.
Stood two blocks west. Here a stamp master, William Houston, was forced to resign, 1765, and safety committees met in 1775.
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of N.C., 1853-1881. Voice for church unity in postwar years. Interred in the church.
School for blacks, 1868-1921. Founded by American Missionary Assoc. Named for benefactor James H. Gregory. Was 4 blocks E.
Governor, 1836-41, the first in N.C. elected by popular vote; first president of Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. His home stands 2 blocks W.
Author of "Chronicles of the Cape Fear River" (1914), cotton merchant, philanthropist, British vice consul. His home stands two blocks west.
Acting governor, 1771; thrice Chief Justice, 1750-1766; President of the Council. Owned large library. Home 7 mi. S.E.
President of the United States, 1913-1921. His home, 1874-1882, was the Presbyterian manse, which stood one block E.
For the elderly. Grew from Ladies Benevolent Society, founded, 1845. First home, 1879, stood four blocks east.