View, Main Building, Flora Macdonald College, Red Springs, Robeson County, North Carolina
Flora Macdonald College (Red Springs, N.C.)
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- View, Main Building, Flora Macdonald College, Red Springs, Robeson County, North Carolina
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- 5 x 7 inches
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Red Springs (N.C.)
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- North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
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Building: Macdonald, Flora College -- Red Springs Seminary -- Flora Macdonald Academy (Red Springs, Robeson County, North Carolina)
- Hook, Charles C. (Charles Christian), 1870-1938 more info on Hook, Charles C. (Charles Christian), 1870-1938
- 4744 Buie Philadelphus Rd
- Red Springs
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- Fayetteville Presbytery founded the school as the Red Springs Seminary, and the school was renamed in 1915 for Flora Macdonald, a heroine of the 1770s from southeastern North Carolina.
- Architectural note:
- The Neo-Classical Revival style campus was built in stages and includes a turn of the century central rotunda with encircling balustrades and woodwork. The architects provided a more elaborate composition for the college's main building than was actually built.
- Historical note:
- The college closed in 1961, and is now the Flora Macdonald Academy. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Red Springs (N.C.)
National Register of Historic Places
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 34.73661, -79.144739