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Front view, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Front view, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Architecture, Georgian
Palladian
Houses
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2157pnc003
Architect:
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
to
Description:
Provenance: 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: A 1798 fire destroyed most of the structure except for the west wing, and in the 1950s the Palace was reconstructed in its current form.
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
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:

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:
A 1798 fire destroyed most of the structure except for the west wing, and in the 1950s the Palace was reconstructed in its current form.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Mansions
Museums
Historic sites
Governors -- North Carolina
Palaces
Architecture, Colonial
Capitals (Cities)
Capitols
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Architecture, Georgian
Public buildings
Pavilions (Garden structures)
Gardens
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Palladian
Latitude, Longitude:
35.107184, -77.043383

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