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View, Hezekiah Alexander House, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Hezekiah Alexander House (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Hezekiah Alexander House, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0400
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Alexander Plantation (Charlotte, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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: Alexander, Hezekiah House -- Charlotte Museum of History (Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
3500 Shamrock Drive
Community:
Charlotte
State:
NC
Zip:
28215
Provenance note:
Hezekiah Alexander, a Scotch-Irish blacksmith and planter, church elder, framer of state's constitution, and Mary Sample Alexander were the first owners.
Architectural note:
The home was restored in the 1950s and 1970s.
Historical note:
The house is one of only two intact eighteenth century stone buildings in the state, and a rare example of a stone spring house survives on the property. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house now functions as the Charlotte Museum of History.
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Alexander Plantation (Charlotte, N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Buildings -- Remodeling for other use
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Museums
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Plantation houses
Plantations
Springhouses
Stone houses
Latitude, Longitude:
35.234411, -80.766419
External Resources:
Charlotte Museum of History