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Longitudinal section, Hollyday House, Washington, North Carolina

Hollyday House (Washington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Longitudinal section, Hollyday House, Washington, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Longitudinal sections
Original Format:
Measured drawings
Extent:
scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh016708301
Delineator:
Harris, William Thomas, Jr. more info on Harris, William Thomas, Jr. 
Created Date:
Description:
8 of 8
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Washington (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:
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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: Hollyday House -- Brown House (Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
706 W. 2nd Street
Community:
Washington
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27889
Architectural note:
The property retains the qualities of an in-town antebellum estate, including brick outbuildings. After the building was moved, small additions were added, such as closets and a cellar. The kitchen was left in its original location. The grounds were landscaped and the original foundations were used as an attraction for the garden.
Historical note:
The date is approximate, the home was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century. During the Civil War, the house was used as a Union Hospital. The Union Army removed all but one of the marble mantles. House was moved in 1927 to approximately 100 feet south of its original location.
Provenance note:
Built by Major John Blount
Location:
Washington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Antebellum
Brickwork
Cellars (Storerooms)
Closets (Storage spaces)
Cookhouses
Gardens
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Housing, Single family
Landscaping
Marble
Military hospitals
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
Outbuildings
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Latitude, Longitude:
35.547241, -77.062758
External Resources:
Washington, North Carolina: Hollyday House