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Porch, Sherrill's Inn, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Sherrill's Inn (Buncombe County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Porch, Sherrill's Inn, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Inns
Porches
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 3-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0277p04
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Provenance: John Ashworth, early nineteenth century owner; Bedford Sherrill (innkeeper), mid-nineteenth century owner; McClure family, early twentieth century owner | Architectural Note: The structure consists of a two-story house connected to a 1790s log house by a twentieth century passageway. The home was restored in 1916. | Historical Note: The house is one of Buncombe County's earliest landmarks. Sherrill began operating the inn around 1840 and it was host to Zebulon Vance and Andrew Johnson. The property contains a nineteenth century apple orchard still run by the McClure family. Tradition suggests that the meathouse served as a frontier "fort" in the 1790s. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Buncombe 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
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:

Built:
Community:
Buncombe County
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
John Ashworth, early nineteenth century owner; Bedford Sherrill (innkeeper), mid-nineteenth century owner; McClure family, early twentieth century owner
Architectural note:
The structure consists of a two-story house connected to a 1790s log house by a twentieth century passageway. The home was restored in 1916.
Historical note:
The house is one of Buncombe County's earliest landmarks. Sherrill began operating the inn around 1840, and it was host to Zebulon Vance and Andrew Johnson. The property contains a nineteenth century apple orchard still run by the McClure family. Tradition suggests that the meathouse served as a frontier "fort" in the 1790s. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Buncombe County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Inns
Log buildings
Semi-detached houses
Passageways (Circulation spaces)
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Landmarks
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Smokehouses
Orchards
Historic sites
Multistory buildings

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