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

Old 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:
Columns
County courthouses
Cupolas
Greek revival (Architecture)
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1137pnc005
Created Date:
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 Preservation North Carolina
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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Davidson County Courthouse, Former (Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Ashley and Dudley 
Builder:
more info on Ashley, William, 1793-1852 
Builder:
more info on Dudley, George, builder 
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:
Antebellum
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Columns
County courthouses
Courthouses
Cupolas
Fire damage
Gables
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Judicial buildings
National Register of Historic Places
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Vandalism
Latitude, Longitude:
35.825, -80.253611