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Front view, Beth Car Chapel, Bladen County, North Carolina

Beth Car Chapel (Tar Heel, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Beth Car Chapel, Bladen County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Gothic revival (Architecture)
Church buildings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 in.
Item identifier:
bh0029p02
Created Date:
circa
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Bladen County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
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: Beth Car Chapel (Tar Heel, Bladen County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
Hwy 87
Community:
Tar Heel
State:
NC
Zip:
28392
Historical note:
No exact date is known for the organization of the church, but it was organized by 1819 when Governor John Owens’s slave Moreau, formerly Omar Ibn Said, an African prince who had been educated in Arabic, worshiped at Beth Car. The church is formally known as Beth Car Presbyterian Church.
General note:
The building was likely built before 1819.
Location:
Tar Heel (N.C.)
Bladen County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
African Americans -- History
Slaves
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
34.7312794, -78.7814098