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Dr. John D. Bellamy constructed a grand mansion in Wilmington in 1859. It remains one of the city's most cherished historic landmarks and includes some of the best features that money could buy during the antebellum period.
W. Walter Lane graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1852, received his doctorate in medicine from New York University, and then went to Paris, France for postgraduate medical study. Letters he received from family and friends during this time provide a glimpse into Wilmington’s antebellum town and plantation life.