- View, John A. Taylor House, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
- Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
- 7 x 5 inches
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- Digital Project:
- North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
- State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
- Note field:
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- 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.
- Gardner, Benjamin, 1792-1860 more info on Gardner, Benjamin, 1792-1860
- McMillen, Charles, 1854-1911 more info on McMillen, Charles, 1854-1911
- Wilmington Historic District
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- John A. Taylor (businessman with steamboat and railroad investments), first owner.
- Historical note:
- The home served as the armory of the Wilmington Light Infantry from 1892-1951. The structure is attributed to Gardner in later 19th century newspaper accounts (see July 28, 1896, Wilmington Dispatch). The home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Architectural note:
- The marble-fronted brick mansion of severe Greek Revival design is unique in the state.
Greek revival (Architecture)
Housing, Single family