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View, Northampton County Courthouse, Jackson, North Carolina

Northampton County Courthouse (Jackson, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Northampton County Courthouse, Jackson, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
County courthouses
Greek revival (Architecture)
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0427
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Jackson (Northampton County, 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: Northampton County Courthouse (Jackson, Northampton County, North Carolina)

Architectural note:
In 1939, Wooten designed the Works Progress Administration-funded rear addition. The courthouse's original design is attributed locally to Henry K. Burgwyn.
Historical note:
Considered one of the state's finest antebellum temples of justice, the courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Jackson (Northampton County, N.C.)
Subjects:
Antebellum
Buildings -- Additions
County courthouses
Courthouses
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Judicial buildings
National Register of Historic Places