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Details and second floor plan, Hezekiah Alexander House, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Alexander, Hezekiah House (Charlotte, N.C.)

Item information

Title:
Details and second floor plan, Hezekiah Alexander House, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Floor plans
Detail drawings (Drawings)
Windows
Doors
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft, 1-1/2 in. = 1 ft..; 483mm x 661mm
Item identifier:
bh004903702
Delineator:
Delineator:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
3 of 3 | Provenance: Hezekiah Alexander (Scotch-Irish blacksmith and planter, church elder, framer of state's constitution) and Mary Sample Alexander, first owner | Architectural Note: The home was restored in the 1950s and 1970s. | Historical Note: The house is one of only two intact eighteenth century stone buildings in the state, and a rare example of a stone springhouse survives on the property. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Alexander Plantation (Charlotte, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
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Rights:
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Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Street:
3500 Shamrock Drive
Community:
Charlotte
State:
NC
Zip:
28215
Provenance note:
Hezekiah Alexander (Scotch-Irish blacksmith and planter, church elder, framer of state's constitution) and Mary Sample Alexander, first owner
Architectural note:
The home was restored in the 1950s and 1970s.
Historical note:
The house is one of only two intact eighteenth century stone buildings in the state, and a rare example of a stone spring house survives on the property. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
General note:
The house now functions as the Charlotte Museum of History.
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Stone houses
Latitude, Longitude:
35.234411, -80.766419
External Resources:
Charlotte Museum of History

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