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View, Reid House, Matthews, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Reid House (Matthews, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Reid House, Matthews, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Architecture, Queen Anne
Houses
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
3 1/2 x 5 in.
Item identifier:
bh0350p01
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Matthews (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: Reid, Thomas Neely House (Matthews, Mecklenburg County, Nort Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Matthews
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Edward Solomon Reid (cotton and yarn broker, alderman, and school board member), first owner; Dr. J. Van and Ellen Reid Bell, second owner; Ellen Reid Bell Reid and Dr. Thomas Neely Reid (physician and second husband of Ellen Reid)
Architectural note:
The home originally had a red tin roof. Over the years, the house has had several additions to the rear.
Historical note:
Family tradition credits the building to a Mr. Howe and his son Clarence. Dr. Reid practiced medicine out of the house for fifty years. The house and its magnolia tree are considered a local landmark.
Location:
Matthews (N.C.)
Subjects:
Buildings -- Additions
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Landmarks
Magnolias
Medical offices
Roofing, Tin