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Outbuildings, Somerset Place, Washington County, North Carolina

Somerset Place (Washington County, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Outbuildings, Somerset Place, Washington County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Plantation houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0608
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Washington County (N.C.)
Somerset Place (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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Somerset Place -- Josiah Collins House (Washington County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Washington County
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Lake Company (businessmen rice planters), first landowner; Josiah Collins (merchant-rice planter), second landowner; Josiah Collins II (corn planter), third landowner; Josiah Collins III (corn planter) and Mary Riggs Collins, fourth landowner and first owner of home.
Architectural note:
Half a dozen original outbuildings remain on the property, along with reconstructions.
Historical note:
The rice plantation was worked by hundreds of slaves starting in the late eighteenth century. The site is one of the northernmost locations for successful rice production in the country. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a North Carolina Historic Site.
Location:
Washington County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Historic buildings
Historic sites
Houses
Housing, Single family
National Register of Historic Places
Outbuildings
Plantation houses
Plantations
Rice
Slave quarters
Slavery