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Partial view, Burke County Courthouse, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina

Burke County Courthouse (Morganton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Partial view, Burke County Courthouse, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
County courthouses
Columns
Porticoes
Towers (Building divisions)
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1056pnc002
Architect:
Builder:
Created Date:
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Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: Architect Frank P. Milburn remodeled the courthouse in 1903, which gave it a Neoclassical appearance. The structure includes Doric porticos and a Baroque cupola. | Historical Note: The North Carolina Supreme Court met at the courthouse from 1847 until 1861. In 1976 the county moved to a new facility and the old courthouse was restored as a heritage museum and cultural center. The courthouse is the oldest in Western North Carolina and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Morganton (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:

Community:
Morganton
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
Architect Frank P. Milburn remodelled the courthouse in 1903, which gave it a Neoclassical appearance. The structure includes Doric porticos and a Baroque cupola.
Historical note:
The North Carolina Supreme Court met at the courthouse from 1847 until 1861. In 1976 the county moved to a new facility and the old courthouse was restored as a heritage museum and cultural center. The courthouse is the oldest in Western North Carolina and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Morganton (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses

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