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View, Davidson County Courthouse, Lexington, North Carolina

Davidson County Courthouse (Lexington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Davidson County Courthouse, Lexington, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
County courthouses
Item identifier:
buch0198
Photographer:
Builder:
Builder:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The courthouse interior was burned by Union troops during the Civil War and rebuilt in 1867. The cupola was added in the early twentieth century. | Historical Note: The architectural focal point of Lexington, the courthouse is considered the finest constructed in the antebellum period. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Lexington (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:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
Main Street at Center Street
Community:
Lexington
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27292
Architectural note:
The courthouse interior was burned by Union troops during the Civil War and rebuilt in 1867. The cupola was added in the early twentieth century.
Historical note:
The architectural focal point of Lexington, the courthouse is considered the finest constructed in the antebellum period. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Lexington (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Historic buildings
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Cupolas
Antebellum
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
35.825, -80.253611

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