- South elevation, Morehead-Mebane House, Eden, North Carolina
Elevations (Building divisions)
- Original Format:
- scale: 1/4 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
- Item identifier:
- Joyce, Archer T. more info on Joyce, Archer T.
- Created Date:
- 5 of 11
- Digital Project:
- Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
- Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- John Motley Morehead (governor of North Carolina), early nineteenth century owner; Major J. Turner Morehead, mid-nineteenth century owner; Lily Morehead Mebane and B. Frank Mebane (industrial properties manager), late nineteenth century owner
- Architectural note:
- The oldest portion of the home was constructed in the early nineteenth century, and then the structure was greatly expanded in the 1870s or 1880s by Major Morehead. The new addition featured Italianate and Greek Revival motifs.
- Historical note:
- Once the social center of the community, the house fell into disrepair in the late twentieth century. It was razed following an early 1970s fire. The only remains of the estate still standing are the barrel vaulted smokehouse and springhouse.
Buildings -- Additions
Governors -- North Carolina
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Housing, Single family
Italianate (North American architecture styles)