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View, Coolmore Plantation, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Coolmore Plantation (Tarboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Coolmore Plantation, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 5 x 7 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-95-2-1468
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Coolmore remained in the Powell family for generations, and the family maintained it in its original condition, including its Italianate style outbuildings, furnishings, decorative paintings, and landscape. | Historical Note: Powell family papers (privately held) document thoroughly Lind's role in planning the house, orders of furnishings and other items from Baltimore, and other accounts. The house was completed on the eve of the Civil War and is regarded as one of the most completely preserved of Lind's residences. The home also features the remarkably intact work of the Baltimore decorative painter Ernst Dreyer. Dreyer's art is not actually fresco (painted in wet plaster) but paint on plaster; it isillustrated in Bishir, North Carolina Architecture. Coolmore is currently a stewardship property of the non-profit organization Preservation North Carolina.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Edgecombe County (N.C.)
Coolmore Plantation (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:
316 Stonelark Ln
Community:
Tarboro
State:
NC
Zip:
27886
Provenance note:
Dr. Joseph J. W. Powell (cotton planter and physician), first owner
Architectural note:
The surviving Italianate style outbuildings include a smokehouse, a carriage house, servants' quarters, a gas house, and a kitchen.
Historical note:
The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Tarboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Plantation houses
Outbuildings
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Historic sites
Plantations
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
35.92291, -77.598689
External Resources:
Coolmore Plantation National Register Nomination
Coolmore Plantation National Register Photographs

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