|Location||2810 Brogden Rd., Smithfield, North Carolina|
|Area||12 acres (4.9 ha)|
|Built||c. 1820, c. 1854|
|Architectural style||I-house, Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||01000015|
|Added to NRHP||January 26, 2001|
Watson-Sanders House is a historic home located near Smithfield, Johnston County, North Carolina. It was built about 1820, and is a two-story, three bay, frame I-house dwelling. It has a double engaged front piazza, an original rear shed piazza. The interior was remodeled in the Greek Revival style, when the house was moved to its present site in 1854.
Smithfield is a town in and the county seat of Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 10,966, and in 2018 the estimated population was 12,669. Smithfield is home to the Ava Gardner Museum and is situated along the Neuse River, where visitors enjoy the annual Smithfield Ham and Yam Festival, walks along the Buffalo Creek Greenway, and the historic downtown district. The town is located near North Carolina's famed Research Triangle and is approximately 30 miles (48 km) southeast of downtown Raleigh. The Raleigh-Durham-Cary Combined Statistical area has a population of over 2 million residents.
Johnston County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 168,878. Its county seat is Smithfield.
The I-house is a vernacular house type, popular in the United States from the colonial period onward. The I-house was so named in the 1930s by Fred Kniffen, a cultural geographer at Louisiana State University who was a specialist in folk architecture. He identified and analyzed the type in his 1936 study of Louisiana house types. He chose the name "I-house" because of its common occurrence in the rural farm areas of Indiana, Illinois and Iowa, all states beginning with the letter "I". He did not use the term to imply that this house type originated in, or was restricted to, those three states. It is also referred to as Plantation Plain style.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred in preserving the property.
Bath Historic District is a historic district in Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina. The district is now a North Carolina Historic Site belonging to the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and known as Historic Bath, and includes a visitor center offering guided tours of the Bonner House and Palmer-Marsh House, which is also a National Historic Landmark. Visitors can also tour the Van der Veer House and St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
The Capitol Area Historic District is a national historic district located at Raleigh, North Carolina. The district encompasses 25 contributing buildings and was developed after 1792. The district includes notable examples of Classical Revival and Late Gothic Revival style architecture. Located in the district are the following separately listed buildings:
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. The Lane House, possibly the oldest surviving house in North Carolina, is owned by Steve and Linda Lane and is located within the district. Also located in the district are the Dixon-Powell House, William Leary House, and Louis Ziegler House designed by architect George Franklin Barber.
Hopsewee Plantation, also known as the Thomas Lynch, Jr., Birthplace or Hopsewee-on-the-Santee, is a plantation house built in 1735 near Georgetown, South Carolina. It was the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and served as a Lowcountry rice plantation. Before he departed for his ill-fated voyage he made a will, which stipulated that heirs of his female relatives must change their surname to Lynch in order to inherit the family estate, a rice plantation. He was taken ill at the end of 1779 and he sailed, with his wife, for St. Eustatius in the West Indies. Their ship disappeared at sea in a storm and was never found. The family estate, Hopsewee, still stands in South Carolina. The Lynch family sold the house in 1752 to Robert Hume whose son, John Hume, lived at Hopsewee in the winter after inheriting it. Upon his death in 1841, his own son, John Hume Lucas, inherited the house. John Hume Lucas died in 1853. Like many Santee plantations, it was abandoned during the Civil War. After the war, rice was never planted again, but the Lucas family continued to occupy Hopsewee until 1925. In September 1949, Col. and Mrs. Wilkinson bought the house and occupied it.
Watson House may refer to:
The Carolina Inn is a hotel listed on the National Register of Historic Places on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Orange County, North Carolina, which opened in 1924. The Carolina Inn is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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Halifax Historic District is a national historic district located at Halifax, Halifax County, North Carolina, US that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 with an increase in 2011. It includes several buildings that are individually listed on the National Register. Halifax was the site of the signing of the Halifax Resolves on April 12, 1776, a set of resolutions of the North Carolina Provincial Congress which led to the United States Declaration of Independence gaining the support of North Carolina's delegates to the Second Continental Congress in that year.
Evins-Bivings House, also known as the Dr. James Bivings House, is a historic home located at Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. It was built about 1854, and is a two-story, white clapboard house in the Greek Revival style. The house features double piazzas with massive Doric order columns and notable balustrades. Also on the property are the original kitchen, slave quarters, smokehouse, and well. It was built by Dr. James Bivings, who founded Glendale Mills.
Thorntree, also known as the Witherspoon House, is a historic plantation house located at Kingstree, Williamsburg County, South Carolina. It was built in 1749 by immigrant James Witherspoon (1700-1765), and is a two-story, five-bay, frame "I-house" dwelling with a hall and parlor plan and exterior end chimneys. It features full-length piazzas on the front and rear elevations. To preserve it, the house was moved from an inaccessible rural site to Kingstree on land donated as a memorial park, known as Fluitt-Nelson Memorial Park. The house has been restored to its 18th-century appearance and is open to the public by appointment with the Williamsburg Historical Society.
Dr. John B. Patrick House also known as the Patrick-Bherman-Smith House and Moultrieville Brothel, is a historic home located at Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, South Carolina. The house was built about 1870, and is a 2 1/2-story, symmetrical frame residence with a two-tiered, integral wraparound piazza. It features an expansive hipped roof with dormers and stairs that lead to the second tier of the piazza. A small rectangular frame structure, built about 1920 as a general store, is located on the property.
McCauley-Watson House is a historic home located on Blanchard Rd near Union Ridge, Alamance County, North Carolina. It was built about 1850, and is a two-story, three bay, center hall plan, brick vernacular Greek Revival style farmhouse. It has a single-story rear kitchen ell.
Irving Park Historic District is a national historic district located at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 164 contributing buildings, 5 contributing sites, 2 contributing structures, and 2 contributing objects in an affluent planned suburb of Greensboro. It developed around the Greensboro Country Club. The houses were largely built between 1911 and the 1930s and include notable examples of Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, and Classical Revival-style architecture. Notable buildings include the first Robert Jesse Mebane House, the Cummins A. Mebane House, the Lynn Williamson House, the first J. Spencer Love House, the Aubrey L. Brooks House, Carl I. Carlson House, the Van Wyck Williams House, the Lavlson L. Simmons House, the Albert J. Klutz House, the Irving Park Manor Apartments, McAdoo-Sanders-Tatum House, the Alfred M. Scales House, and the Herman Cone House.
Lake Landing Historic District is a national historic district located near Lake Landing, Hyde County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 226 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 4 contributing structures related to agricultural complexes near Lake Landing. The district includes notable examples of Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Coastal Cottage style architecture dating from about 1785 to the early-20th century. The Dr. William Sparrow octagon house, also known as Inkwell, is listed separately. Other notable buildings include the Fulford-Watson House, Gibbs Family House, Young-Roper-Jarvis House, Joseph Young House, Swindell-Mann-Clarke House, Amity Methodist Church, Chapel Hill Academy, St. George's Episcopal Church, John Edward Spencer Store, and George Israel Watson House (1896).
Sanders-Hairr House is a historic home located near Clayton, Johnston County, North Carolina. It was built about 1787, and is a two-story, five-bay, transitional Georgian / Federal style frame dwelling. It is sheathed in weatherboard, is flanked by massive double-shouldered exterior end chimneys, and has a full-width shed roofed one-story front porch.
Gabriel's Landing, also known as Old Oak Point, is a historic estate located at Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina. The main house was built 1936, and consists of a 1 1/2-story, five bay, central section flanked by one-story recessed wings in the Colonial Revival style. The front facade features a one-story piazza, and the house has a ceramic tile shingle roof. Also on the property is a contributing cottage, cabin, two-story barn, and stable.
Fletcher-Skinner-Nixon House and Outbuildings, also known as Swampside, is a historic plantation complex located near Hertford, Perquimans County, North Carolina. The main house was built about 1820, and is a two-story, Federal style frame dwelling. It is sheathed in weatherboard, sits on a brick pier foundation, and features an engaged double-tier piazza. Also on the property are the contributing stuccoed brick dairy, smokehouse, well, and barn. In 1992, the Fletcher-Skinner-Nixon House was adapted for use as a bed and breakfast inn.
H. C. Watson House is a historic home located at Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina. It was built about 1885, and remodeled in the early-1900s in the Classical Revival style. It is a two-story, frame dwelling with a truncated slate hipped roof with a widow's walk and two story pedimented portico with fluted Ionic order columns. It features a formal wraparound porch and attached porte cochere. Also on the property are the contributing frame, gabled three-car garage, a small barn, and detached cookhouse.
T. Max Watson House is a historic home located at Forest City, Rutherford County, North Carolina. It built in 1939, and is a two-story, five bay, central passage plan, Georgian Revival style white brick dwelling. It has a side gable roof covered with interlocking red clay tiles. The front facade features a central projecting bay, one-story portico supported by three Ionic order columns, and second floor Palladian window.
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