Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Benjamin Beery House
Italianate style house built for Benjamin Washington Beery (1822-1892), partner in Cassidey & Beery Shipyard; and wife, Ann Eliza Williams (1827-1865). Served as school and convent of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy,1869-1870. Double piazzas added by James F. Post, Architect, when purchased by Col. William Parker Canaday (1843-1892), republican politician who served as Sergeant-at-Arms of the U.S. Senate.
Erected by Historic Wilmington Foundation, Inc.
Location. 34° 13.82′ N, 77° 56.792′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Nun Street and South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Nun Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 Nun 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. Edward B. Dudley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Sprunt (about 300 feet away); Gregory Normal Institute (about 400 feet away); Alex Manly (about Daggett-Taylor House (about 400 feet away); Sprunt House (about 400 feet away); Judah P. Benjamin (about 500 feet away); Cassidey Shipyard (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . . The Verandas - History of the Inn. (Submitted on September 17, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 17, 2014. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.