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Riverfront in Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Adrian House

1875

— James F. Post, Architect / Additions c.1909, 1914 —

 
 
Adrian House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Adrian House Marker
Inscription.  
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. It is in Riverfront. 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); Zebulon Latimer House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); William W. Loring (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Whistler's Mother (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Adrian House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Adrian House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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