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Outbuilding view, Reich-Strupe-Butner House, Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina

Reich-Strupe-Butner House (Bethania, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Outbuilding view, Reich-Strupe-Butner House, Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Outbuildings
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1166pnc002
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Bethania (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).
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: Reich-Strupe-Butner House (Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Painter:
more info on Reich, Naaman 
Built:
Community:
Bethania Historic District
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Naaman Reich, a painter, was the house's mid-nineteenth century owner.
Architectural note:
The home followed the pattern of alteration typical of Bethanian attempts at modernization. Around the Revolutionary War, the home was built of heavy logs with a central chimney. Around the 1840s, Bethanian houses were updated to reflect current home usage by removing the central chimney and adding end chimneys. At this time Reich also modernized his home by painting trompe l'oeil details in the parlor.
Historical note:
The home is said to have been used as General Cornwallis's headquarters during the Revolutionary War. The home lies within the boundaries of the Bethania Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Bethania (N.C.)
Subjects:
Housing, Single family
Houses
Historic buildings
Dwellings -- Remodeling
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Log buildings
Trompe l’oeil painting
Buildings -- Additions
Parlors
Headquarters, Military
Renovation (Architecture)

Landscape: Bethania Historic District (Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Architect-carpenter:
more info on Reuter, Christian Gottlieb 
Painter:
more info on Reich, Naaman 
Built:
Community:
Bethania
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The neighborhood of Bethania is a survival of European town planning, with houses hugging the road. House lots once bordered the north and south sides of a central square, while the church lay east of it. The square has since been lost.
Historical note:
Bethania was less restrictive than nearby Bethabara, and it accommodated both Moravians and non-Moravians who had come to Bethabara as refugees. The neighborhood still retains most of the character it had developed by the mid-nineteenth century. Historic buildings constructed between 1759 and 1860. Bethania is listed as a National Historic Landmark District.
Location:
Bethania (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Historic districts
Neighborhoods
Moravian architecture
Moravians
Church buildings
Plazas
National Historic Landmarks
Houses
Refugees