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View, Norfleet Cotton Press, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Norfleet Cotton Press (Tarboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Norfleet Cotton Press, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Cotton presses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 5 x 7 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-95-2-1385
Builder:
Created Date:
circa
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Tarboro (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:

Built:
Community:
Tarboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Isaac Norfleet (planter), first owner.
Architectural note:
A rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press was moved in 1938 and restored in 1976.
Historical note:
The structure was originally used to press fruit and was later converted to process cotton around 1860. The press is a rare survival of a once frequent plantation structure. The press is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Location:
Tarboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Textile industry
Mills and mill-work
Plantations
Historic sites
Cotton presses
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
National Historic Landmarks

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