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Rafter detail, Michael Braun House, Rowan County, North Carolina

Michael Braun House -- Old Stone House (Granite Quarry, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Rafter detail, Michael Braun House, Rowan County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Rafters
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch1079
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Rowan 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: Braun, Michael House -- Old Stone House (Granite Quarry, Rowan County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Granite Quarry
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Michael Braun (merchant, owner of English-German print shop, and property owner) and Margareta Braun, first owner.
Architectural note:
The home utilizes an unusual plan with four unequal first-story rooms. The building was restored in 1966.
Historical note:
The home is the oldest German building in the state, is among the oldest buildings in the Piedmont, and is one of the Piedmont's two standing examples of colonial stone structures. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Rowan County (N.C.)
Granite Quarry (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Stone houses
Historic buildings
Architecture, Colonial
Architecture, Germanic
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
National Register of Historic Places
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775