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President Washington was a guest Apr. 24-25, 1791, at the Quince home which stood 2 blocks W.
This building wasoccupied by LordCharles Cornwallis,Commander in Chief ofthe British army,in April, 1781.In the basement wasa military prison.
New Hanover Historical Commission.A.J. Howell. E.S. MartinJames Sprunt. W.A. McGirt
Merchant, planter, and colonial official. Built this house, 1770-1771. His "Hermitage" estate was eight miles north.
One of North Carolina's three signers of the Declaration of Independence. Home was here.
Organizer & Sec.-Treas. of State Board of Health, 1877-1892. Founded N.C. Medical Journal in 1878. Home was 1 block west.
His Appeal, influential 1829 pamphlet, denounced slavery. A free black, he grew up in Wilmington; moved to Boston by 1825.
This plaque is presented to the Wilmington Light Infantry which served with distinction in:
The Civil War, The Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II.
This plaque is to be prominently displayed on the Washington Light Infantry Ar…
(front)1861-1865To the soldiers ofthe Confederacy
Confederates blend your recollectionsLet memory weave its bright reflectionsLet love revive life's ashen embersFor love is life since love remembers
PRO ARIS ET FOCIS
This monument is a le…
(west face)George DavisSenator and Attorney Generalof the Confederate States of America1820-1896
(east face)His wisdom illustrated theprinciples of law and equity.His eloquence commandedthe admira…
On the west side of the rivera little south of the causewaywas Berry's Shipyard, where theConfederate ironclad North Carolinawas built in 1862 for the protectionof the port. The ironclad Raleighwas constructed at Cassidy's Shipyard,near the foot o…