Horsedrawn Trolley Tour
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The trolley arrives.
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The conductor and guide in period costume.
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Grandma Bert waiting for the tour to begin on board the trolley.
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The tour begins.
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House built for Captain John Harper and his wife in 1903. He was instrumental in the development of Carolina Beach.
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Ellis Cottage, today a rental property for vacations.
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Preserved hitching post for horses.
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A surviving stepping stone, used in front of homes before the advent of the automobile for getting onto and off horses.
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Built by a sea captain, this house had a "prow" to make it appear like a ship.
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The guide pointed out that some homes in old, historic Wilmington were "second to none."
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Similar houses supposedly built for two sisters by their father in order to keep peace in the family.
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Beautiful old homes and trees.
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At the trip's end.
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