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- Front view, William Worrell Vass House, Raleigh, North Carolina
- Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
- 8 x 10 in.
- Item identifier:
- Vrettos, Constantine N. more info on Vrettos, Constantine N.
- Digital Project:
- Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
- Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
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- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- Major William Worrell Vass (treasurer and executive officer of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad), first owner; House was occupied by the last of the Vass family, Miss Eleonora Vass until 1966. Then a servant of the family lived in the house for a while.
- Historical note:
- The house was built in 1879-1881 at No. 3, East Edenton St., by William Worrell Vass, who according to Raleigh City Directory occupied the house in 1883. By the 1960's, age and neglect started the deterioration of the building. The house was razed in 1971. The site now houses the North Carolina Museum of History.
- Architectural note:
- The interior and exterior of the house was a unique perpetuation of that American building vogue which was characteristic of the 1880's and 1890's.