- Porch, Reich-Strupe-Butner House, Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina
- Original Format:
- Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
- Item identifier:
- Reich, Naaman more info on Reich, Naaman
- Digital Project:
- Preservation North Carolina
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places