Tag Archives: New Hanover County

James Graham Kenan Mausoleum-Wilmington, North Carolina

This is the stately plot of the Kenan family. Outside of the mausoleum, there are family members buried in the large circular plot. It is located in the Oakdale Cemetery. The winged cherub at the top of the mausoleum represents innocence.

Gregory Congregational United Church of Christ-Wilmington, North Carolina

The Gothic Revival Church was completed in 1881. Built by S. B. Weston, this church was funded by philanthropist by Samuel Williston for the American Missionary Association’s efforts. The organization sent school teachers to teach Black students to become teachers. At one point, there was a school next to the church.