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View, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

Tryon Palace (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Architecture, Georgian
Houses
Palladian
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2157pnc002
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
New Bern (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: Tryon Palace (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Hawks, John (Architect) 
Architect:
more info on Perry, William Graves, architect 
Built:
Street:
610 Pollock Street
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28562
Provenance note:
The structure was North Carolina's colonial capitol and residence of Governor William Tryon. The Palace was reconstructed by the Tryon Palace Commission.
Architectural note:
Working together, Governor Tryon and architect John Hawks settled on a Georgian edifice in the Palladian manner for the colony's public building. The 2 1/2 story main block is centered on a pavilion with both land and water side entrances.
Historical note:
The original building burned in 1798, destroying most of the structure except for the west wing, and from 1952 to 1959, the Palace was reconstructed in its current form.
General note:
For full sets and explanations of Hawks's drawings for Tryon Palace, see Alonzo T. Dill, Jr., "Tryon's Palace, A Neglected Niche of North Carolina History," North Carolina Historical Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Apr. 1942).
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Architecture, Colonial
Architecture, Georgian
Capitals (Cities)
Capitols
Gardens
Governors -- North Carolina
Historic buildings
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Historic sites
Mansions
Museums
Palaces
Palladian
Pavilions (Garden structures)
Public buildings
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Wings (Building divisions)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.107184, -77.043383