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The Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room is open to the public from 8:30a to 4:00p, M-F unless otherwise noted.
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The fully searchable and digitized1950 US census records are available online starting April 1st, 2022. Click to learn more and search!
This newly available collection consists of 82 historical photographs of trolleys and locomotives in the Wilmington area. The majority of the photos are of trolley cars, either on area streets, at the car barn, or at the car garage
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