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View, Philadelphus Presbyterian Church, Philadelphus, Robeson County, North Carolina

Philadelphus Presbyterian Church (Philadelphus, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Philadelphus Presbyterian Church, Philadelphus, Robeson County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Church buildings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
SHPO039
Builder:
Higley, Gilbert P., 1823-1896 more info on Higley, Gilbert P., 1823-1896 
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Philadelphus (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Collection:
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
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: Philadelphus Presbyterian Church (Philadelphus, Robeson County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Higley, Gilbert P., 1823-1896 
Built:
Community:
Philadelphus
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Rural Scots Presbyterian congregation established in the late eighteenth century, first owner.
Historical note:
Tradition attributes Gilbert Higley as the church's builder. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
The church provides an academic example of the temple-form frame churches built in the mid-nineteenth century
Location:
Philadelphus (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
Historic buildings
Presbyterians
National Register of Historic Places
Temple-form (Architecture)
Frame churches