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Palmer House, 173 West Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC



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Item Title


Location
173 West Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-222
Building/structure dates: 1800 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1960 subsequent work
Significance: Architecturally, the Patterson-Palmer House resembles Williamsburg houses closely. Its interior is particularly spacious and elegant with an unusual lateral hall...A succession of interesting early figures has been associated with the house: Francis Nash, James Patterson, Peter Mallett, William Watters, and James M. Palmer in particular.

Subjects
Houses
Wooden Buildings
Domestic Life


Related Names
Gill, Mrs. Erle G.
Nash, Francis
Patterson, James
Mallett, Peter
Watters, William
Palmer, James M.
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Tribble, M., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. MAIN (NORTH) ELEVATION, VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF REAR (SOUTH) AND WEST ELEVATIONS
3. FIRST DOOR, LATERAL STAIRHALL, VIEW FROM WEST
4. FIRST FLOOR, SOUTHWEST ROOM, EAST WALL, FIREPLACE AND MANTEL


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