Harper House (Harper, North Carolina)

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Harper House
HARPER HOUSE.jpg
Harper House, June 1971
Harper House (Harper, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Harper House (Harper, North Carolina)
Harper House (Harper, North Carolina) is located in the US
Harper House (Harper, North Carolina)
Location Near jct. of SR 1008 and 1188, Harper, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°18′5″N 78°19′57″W / 35.30139°N 78.33250°W / 35.30139; -78.33250Coordinates: 35°18′5″N 78°19′57″W / 35.30139°N 78.33250°W / 35.30139; -78.33250
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1850 (1850)
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 70000459[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 1970

Harper House is a historic home located near Harper, Johnston County, North Carolina. It was built about 1850, and is a two-story, three-bay, vernacular Greek Revival style frame dwelling. It sits on a brick pier foundation and has a hipped roof and interior end chimneys. The front facade features a two-story pedimented portico. The house served as a Union field hospital during the Battle of Bentonville (March 19–21, 1865) and is located adjacent to the Bentonville Battlefield museum, which offers tours of its interior.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1] It is located in the Bentonville Battleground State Historic Site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Survey and Planning Unit Staff (April 1971). "Harper House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.