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Front view, Old Davidson County Courthouse, Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina

Davidson County Courthouse (Lexington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Old Davidson County Courthouse, Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
County courthouses
Cupolas
Columns
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1137pnc005
Builder:
Builder:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The cupola was added in the early twentieth century. | Historical Note: The architectural focal point of Lexington, the courthouse is considered the finest constructed in the antebellum period. The courthouse interior was burned by Union troops during the Civil War and rebuilt in 1867. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Lexington (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:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
Main Street at Center Street
Community:
Lexington
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27292
Architectural note:
The courthouse interior was burned by Union troops during the Civil War and rebuilt in 1867. The cupola was added in the early twentieth century.
Historical note:
The architectural focal point of Lexington, the courthouse is considered the finest constructed in the antebellum period. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Lexington (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Historic buildings
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Cupolas
Antebellum
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
35.825, -80.253611

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