Edenton Historic District

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Edenton Historic District
Edenton Historic District is located in North Carolina
Edenton Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by E. and W. Freemason, S. Oakum, E. and W. Water, and Mosely Sts.; also both sides of the 300 block of E. King St.; also roughly bounded by Filberts Creek, W. Hicks St., Park Ave., the railroad right of way, and the original Edenton Historic District, Edenton, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°03′35″N 76°36′37″W / 36.05972°N 76.61028°W / 36.05972; -76.61028Coordinates: 36°03′35″N 76°36′37″W / 36.05972°N 76.61028°W / 36.05972; -76.61028
Built 1774
Architect Hawks,John; Et al.
Architectural style Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 73001316[1] (original)
01001075[2] (increase 1)
07001010[2] (increase 2)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 16, 1973
Boundary increases October 5, 2001
September 28, 2007

Edenton Historic District is a national historic district located at Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 342 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, and 3 contributing structures. It includes several buildings that are individually listed on the National Register. Lane House (ca. 1718), possibly the oldest surviving house in North Carolina, is owned by Steve and Linda Lane and is located within the district.[3][4][5][6]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, with boundary increases in 2001 and 2007.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Rental Home Turns Out To Be Oldest House In NC," Raleigh Telegram, http://raleightelegram.com/201301174675
  4. ^ Survey and Planning Unit (June 1973). "Edenton Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  5. ^ Thomas R. Butchko (January 2001). "Edenton Historic District (Boundary Increase I)" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  6. ^ Michelle A. Michael (March 2007). "Edenton Historic District (Boundary Increase II)" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.