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

William E. Worth House

1912

 
 
William E Worth House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. William E Worth House Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
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.
 
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 Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Whistler's Mother
William E Worth House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. William E Worth House
(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.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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