- State Archives of North Carolina
- Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by State Archives of North Carolina
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- Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945 more info on Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945
- James Coor more info on Coor, James
- 501 E. Front Street
- New Bern
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- The home was originally constructed by James Coor, a local house-builder and real estate speculator, to serve as his home. In the early twentieth century the house was acquired by Edward K. Bishop, a merchant and wholesale grocer.
- Architectural note:
- The house's original appearance was that of a Georgian Revival style residence, but the renovations of 1904 transformed the structure into an example of Simpson's characteristic Southern Colonial style, complete with columns and a full one-story porch.
- Historical note:
- The home played host to such prominent visitors as President James Monroe and John C. Calhoun.
New Bern (N.C.)
Colonial revival (Architecture)
Housing, Single family
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Southern colonial style (Architecture)
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.109295, -77.035677