2016 Most Threatened Historic Places List

Most Threatened Historic Places List

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2016 Most Threatened Historic Places List

 Ft. C Storeroom Lintel image Fort Caswell Rifle Range Caswell Beach, NC Built in 1918 and used in both World Wars, it was abandoned by US Army after WWII. Threatened
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA Cemeteries Fleming Oak Grove, Ferrel Coleman, Joseph Hewett Sr Cemeteries & Cemetry Wood Markers Brunswick New Hanover & Pender Counties Threatened by neglect, vandalism & development Threatened
 Wooden Window, house condemned Historic Wood Windows  Group NominationLower Cape Fear Region In most cases, wood windows can be repaired and upgraded in an environmentally friendly way while retaining historic integrity and will typically outperform new replacement windows Threatened
Rosenwald School-Browntown, ScotsHill Rosenwald Schools Pender County Threatened by neglect, deterioration & expanding development, these important reminders of our state’s history of segregation could disappear.  2015 Rollover. Threatened
226 S.Front, Fowler House 226 South Front Street Wilmington, NC Threatened by neglect & deterioration, this structure is still stable and can be restored; however, many issues remain before it is safe.   Eligible for tax credits.  2015 Rollover. Threatened
Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church (2) St. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church,St. Helena Burgaw, NC This church with its picturesque golden onion dome has long been threatened by a shrinking congregation.  2015 Rollover. Threatened

2016 Watch List

Old_Brunswick_County_Courthouse Historic Brunswick County CourthouseSouthport City Hall Southport, NC This building is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been the site of numerous important events for the county.  It is currently vacant and in stable condition, but it suffers from neglect. Watch
Brick, South 4th brick and pavement Wilmington’s Brick Streets Wilmington’s downtown National Register Districts Throughout downtown Wilmington are historic streets paved with brick and ballast stones from shipping vessels of another era.  Granite and slate curbs remain as well.  Today they are often neglected, damaged, removed for new construction or paved over.  The City is developing a comprehensive policy for managing them. Watch