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Home > North Carolina > Hillsborough > Sans Souci, East Corbin Street (formerly North Street), Hillsborough, Orange County, NC



B&W Photos
Exterior, North Rear
HB755730
Exterior, North Rear
Exterior, East Side
HB755731
Exterior, East Side
Interior, First Floor, Central Room, North Wall
HB755732
Interior, First Floor, Central Room, North Wall
Interior, Staircase And Hall
HB755733
Interior, Staircase And Hall


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Item Title


Location
East Corbin Street (formerly North Street), Hillsborough, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-221
Building/structure dates: 1812 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1840 subsequent work
Significance: This beautiful frame manor house was the town house of William Cain, Jr. (His country house was the mansion called "Hard Scrabble," still standing and still interesting.) San Souci, aside from the fact that it has belonged to a succession of prominent people, is extremely interesting architecturally; its central block has splendid woodwork and a very fine Great Hall...

Subjects
Business Enterprises
Medicine
Town Houses


Related Names
Latta, Samuel T.
Cain, William
Berry, John


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR, NORTH REAR
2. EXTERIOR, EAST SIDE
3. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, CENTRAL ROOM, NORTH WALL
4. INTERIOR, STAIRCASE AND HALL


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