Alternate Title: Bellamy Mansion, 501 Market Street, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Provenance: Dr. John Bellamy (physician, turpentine planter, and director of the Bank of the Cape Fear and the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad), first owner | Architectural Note: Post served as both the architect and contractor of the house. The home combines Italianate and classical motifs. On the grounds, slave quarters still survive, providing a rare example of the antebellum urban building type. | Historical Note: The home served as an officer's quarters during the Civil War. The home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.