Sunnyside (Wendell, North Carolina)
Sunnyside viewed from the northeast
|Location||210 S. Selma Rd., Wendell, North Carolina|
|Area||1.1 acres (0.45 ha)|
|MPS||Wake County MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||01001113|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 2001|
Sunnyside, also known as the R.B. Whitley House, is a historic home located in Wendell, North Carolina, a town in eastern Wake County. The Craftsman house was built in 1918 by R. B. Whitley, a prominent Wendell businessman who founded the Bank of Wendell in 1907.
The brick home features car shelters on the front and side, a modern detail during the 1910s. In addition to the home, a wash house, smokehouse, garage, and four entrance pillars are located on the property. According to family tradition, Sunnyside was used as a hospital during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- John W. Narron and J. Daniel Pezzoni (March 2001). "Sunnyside" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-05-01.
- "Wake County Landmarks". Capital Area Preservation, Inc. Retrieved 2008-05-07.
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