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View, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

Tryon Palace (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-75-1-49
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Description:
Historical Note: The original building burned in 1798. For full sets and explanations of Hawks's drawings for Tryon Palace, see Alonzo T. Dill, Jr., "Tryon's Palace, A Neglected Niche of North Carolina History," North Carolina Historical Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Apr. 1942).
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
New Bern (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:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
610 Pollock Street
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28562
Provenance note:
The structure was North Carolina's colonial capitol and residence of Governor William Tryon. The Palace was reconstructed by the Tryon Palace Commission.
Architectural note:
Working together, Governor Tryon and architect John Hawks settled on a Georgian edifice in the Palladian manner for the colony's public building. The 2 1/2 story main block is centered on a pavilion with both land and water side entrances.
Historical note:
A 1798 fire destroyed most of the structure except for the west wing, and in the 1950s the Palace was reconstructed in its current form.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Mansions
Museums
Historic sites
Governors -- North Carolina
Palaces
Architecture, Colonial
Capitals (Cities)
Capitols
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Architecture, Georgian
Public buildings
Pavilions (Garden structures)
Gardens
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Palladian
Latitude, Longitude:
35.107184, -77.043383

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