Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
James F. Post, Architect / Additions c.1909, 1914
Aldrich Adrian (1834-1897) and wife Christine Fraas (1850-1937) natives of Germany, built the Tuscan villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the house from 1916 to 1953.
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 1875.
Location. 34° 13.972′ N, 77° 56.786′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on Orange Street east of South Second Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 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 (a few steps from this marker); William E. Worth House (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Toomer Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); William W. Loring (within shouting distance St. John's Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Whistler's Mother (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Kennedy Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
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