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View, Walker Top Church, Burke County, North Carolina

Walker Top Church (Burke County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Walker Top Church, Burke County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
School buildings
Item identifier:
buch0068
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Joseph Alexander Walker, first owner | Architectural Note: The simple log church typifies the mountain meetinghouse of this time period, of which few still stand in Burke County. The apse was added around 1850. | Historical Note: Walker owned most of the mountain and provided the building to serve as both a church and school for the local families.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Burke County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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:

State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Joseph Alexander Walker, first owner
Architectural note:
The simple log church typifies the mountain meetinghouse of this time period, of which few still stand in Burke County. The apse was added around 1850.
Historical note:
Walker owned most of the mountain and provided the building to serve as both a church and school for the local families.
Location:
Burke County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings

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