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View, Worrell (Gingerbread) House, Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina

E. W. Worrell House (Murfreesboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Worrell (Gingerbread) House, Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 5 x 7 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-85-1-1524
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Murfreesboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Collection:
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. For general information see their website (http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/).
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:

Community:
Murfreesboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
E. W. Worrell (lumberman), later owner
General note:
Archtiectural Note: The residence is known locally as the Gingerbread House due to its vivid sawnwork and unusual flat porch posts with standing figure cut-outs.
Historical note:
The home was originally built by a lumberman for his daughter.
Location:
Murfreesboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Historic buildings

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