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View, Whalehead Club, Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina

Whalehead Club (Currituck County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Whalehead Club, Corolla, Currituck County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Arts and crafts movement
Art nouveau (Architecture)
Hunting lodges
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1135pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Corolla (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:

Built:
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Edward C. Knight, Jr., businessman, and Amanda Marie Louise LeBel Knight, built the lodge and were the first owners.
Architectural note:
The Whalehead Club exhibits features of both the Arts and Crafts movement and Art Nouveau detail. The property also includes a bridge and boathouse. Local tradition attributes the building design to the Knights.
Historical note:
Local tradition holds that the Knights built the Whalehead Club after Amanda Knight, a sportswoman, was excluded from local all-male hunting clubs. The structure is considered the grandest shooting club in Currituck County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Currituck County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Clubhouses
Historic sites
National Historic Landmarks

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