Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William E. Worth House
Queen Anne style house built for William Elliott Worth (1850-1923), founder of W.E. Worth & Co., Ice Manufacturers; Secretary-Treasurer and General Manager of Universal Oil & Fertilizer Co; and wife, Nellie Shay (1853-1921), native of Brooklyn, NY. Purchased in 1942 by Herbert Steljes (1879-1952), and wife, Eva Hines (1897-1980), who maintained a boarding house here from 1942 to 1973.
Erected by Historic Wilmington Foundation, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
Location. 34° 13.987′ N, 77° 56.79′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on Orange Street east of South Second Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Orange Street, Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fanning House (within shouting distance of this marker); Adrian House (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Toomer Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's LodgeGeorge Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Whistler's Mother (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William W. Loring (about 300 feet away); Woodrow Wilson (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
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