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View, John A. Taylor House, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina

John A. Taylor House (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, John A. Taylor House, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 7 x 5 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-95-9-403
Builder:
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The marble-fronted brick mansion of severe Greek Revival design is unique in the state. | Historical Note: The structure is attributed to Gardner in later 19th century newspaper accounts (see July 28, 1896, Wilmington Dispatch).
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Wilmington (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:

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. Gardner is the attributed builder. The home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Historic buildings
Armories

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