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Interior view, Laurel Mill, Franklin County, North Carolina

Laurel Mill and Col. Jordan Jones House (Franklin County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Interior view, Laurel Mill, Franklin County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mills and mill-work
Beams (Structural elements)
Interior views
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1179pnc011
Created Date:
circa to
Description:
Provenance: Jordan Jones built this gristmill in the 1850s, and probably built the Italianate cottage also on the property, as well as a sawmill and cotton mill across the Sandy Creek. | Architectural Note: The 2 1/2-story mill combines antebellum and later 19th-century elements. The gristmill is turbine-operated, and an overshot wheel was added in a 20th-century renovation. | Historical Note: The Jordan Jones House and Laurel Mill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Franklin County (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:

Provenance note:
Jordan Jones probably built this house in the 1850s. He also built Laurel Mill, also located on the property, as well as a sawmill and cotton mill across the Sandy Creek.
Historical note:
The Jordan Jones House and Laurel Mill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Mills and mill-work
Historic buildings
Historic sites

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