Oakland Plantation (Carvers, North Carolina)

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Oakland Plantation
Oakland, Cape Fear River & Route 21, Elizabethtown vicinity (Bladen County, North Carolina).jpg
Oakland
Oakland Plantation (Carvers, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Oakland Plantation (Carvers, North Carolina)
Oakland Plantation (Carvers, North Carolina) is located in the US
Oakland Plantation (Carvers, North Carolina)
Location Off SR 1730, near Carvers, North Carolina
Coordinates 34°28′17″N 78°23′36″W / 34.47139°N 78.39333°W / 34.47139; -78.39333Coordinates: 34°28′17″N 78°23′36″W / 34.47139°N 78.39333°W / 34.47139; -78.39333
Built 1780
Architect Brown, Col. Thomas
NRHP Reference # 72000924[1]
Added to NRHP April 25, 1972

Oakland Plantation, situated on a bluff overlooking the Cape Fear River in Carvers, Bladen County, North Carolina, was built over 200 years ago by General Thomas Brown, an American Revolutionary War patriot. It is one of a few houses of its period in North Carolina still being used today.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Oakland depicts the architecture and skill of the artisans of that period. Bricks laid in Flemish bond were brought from England on sailing ships as ballast, transported up river, and unloaded by hand.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ John B. Wells, III (December 1971). "Oakland Plantation" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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