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View, Old Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina

Former Rowan County Courthouse (Salisbury, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Old Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
County courthouses
Item identifier:
buch1076
Photographer:
Builder-architect:
Builder:
Created Date:
to
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Description:
Architectural Note: The structure exemplifies the temple form courthouses constructed in North Carolina in the mid-nineteenth century, and features an exceptionally tall Doric portico. | Historical Note: The building was constructed during competition between Guilford, Davidson, and Rowan counties to build the best courthouse. The structure lies within the boundaries of the Salisbury Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Salisbury (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:

Carpenter:
Built:
Street:
Main Street
Community:
Salisbury
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The structure exemplifies the temple form courthouses constructed in North Carolina in the mid-nineteenth century, and features an exceptionally tall Doric portico.
Historical note:
The building was constructed during competition between Guilford, Davidson, and Rowan counties to build the best courthouse. The structure lies within the boundaries of the Salisbury Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Salisbury (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Porticoes
Doric (Architectural style)
Lost architecture
Historic districts
Courthouses
Architecture -- Greece
National Historic Landmarks

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