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- Entry hall, Whalehead Club, Currituck County, North Carolina
Art nouveau (Architecture)
Arts and crafts movement
- Original Format:
- Item identifier:
- Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim
- Created Date:
Currituck County (N.C.)
- Digital Project:
- Preservation North Carolina
- Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- 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.
- Provenance note:
- Edward C. Knight, Jr., businessman, and Amanda Marie Louise LeBel Knight, built the lodge and were the first owners.
- Architectural note:
- The Whalehead Club exhibits features of both the Arts and Crafts movement and Art Nouveau detail. The property also includes a bridge and boathouse. Local tradition attributes the building design to the Knights.
- Historical note:
- Local tradition holds that the Knights built the Whalehead Club after Amanda Knight, a sportswoman, was excluded from local all-male hunting clubs. The structure is considered the grandest shooting club in Currituck County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places