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Second floor plan, Korner's Folly, Kernersville, North Carolina

Korner's Folly (Kernersville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Second floor plan, Korner's Folly, Kernersville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Floor plans
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh013903102
Delineator:
Architect-interior decorator:
Painter:
Created Date:
Description:
3 of 10
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Kernersville (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
Note field:
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Rights:
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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:

Delineator:
Painter:
Built:
Street:
Highway 150
Community:
Kernersville
State:
NC
Provenance note:
The residence was built by Jule Gilmer Korner (interior decorator, painter, and traveler), first owner. Also owned by his daughter, Mrs. D. L. Donnel.
Architectural note:
Three story, 22 room, brick residence was built in 1880. The sharp-pitched roof, covered with shingles is said to have been cut from a single tree. There are numerous chimneys. German artist Cesar Milch did the ceiling frescoes, using themes from some of Rubens's paintings. The house between the intersecting gables housed one of the first little theaters in America. The house was enlarged to its present form in 1886.
Historical note:
The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Kernersville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Historic buildings
Renovation (Architecture)
Mural painting and decoration
Buildings -- Additions
National Register of Historic Places
Frescoes (Paintings)
Gables
Theaters
Shingles
Chimneys

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