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Union Tavern, Main Street between Lee Street & Farmer's Alley, Milton, Caswell County, NC



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Item Title


Location
Main Street between Lee Street & Farmer's Alley, Milton, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-110
National Register Number: 75001245
Significance: This Federal Tavern is best known for its association with Thomas Day, an important free black cabinet makers who produced fine furniture and interior woodwork.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
African Americans
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Day, Thomas
Gilford Photography, Photographer
McCown, Susan, Historian
Waterman, Thomas T., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Thomas T. Waterman, Photographer April, 1940.
2. Photocopy of 20th century photograph, NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM NORTHWEST
3. EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
4. NORTHEAST VIEW SHOWING ADDITION TO THE NORTH SIDE
5. SOUTHEAST VIEW SHOWING PORCH ADDITION ON THE SOUTH ELEVATION
6. SOUTH ELEVATION SHOWING PORCH ADDITION
7. VIEW TAKEN FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER SHOWING REAR UPPER WEST CORNER WINDOW, THE LOWER ROOF LINES ON THE RIGHT AND ON THE LEFT, A LATER ADDITION
8. VIEW OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER SHOWING THE WEST (BACK) ELEVATION AND PART OF THE ADDITION ON THE NORTH SIDE
9. VIEW TAKEN OF WEST (REAR) ELEVATION (NOTE TWO OF THE THREE ADDITIONS)
10. VIEW TAKEN FROM THE BACK OF THE PROPERTY LINE SHOWING THE WEST ADDITION AND THE ORIGINAL TAVERN IN THE BACKGROUND
11. FIRST FLOOR, STAIRWAY IN THE BACK CENTER (THOUGHT BY THE OWNER TO BE THE ORIGINAL STAIRWAY)
12. FIRST FLOOR, VIEW OF THE LIVING ROOM IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER. THE ORIGINAL WALLS AND CEILING HAVE BEEN COVERED. MANTLE IS NOT ORIGINAL. ROOM SHOWN THROUGH THE DOORWAY USED TO BE PART OF THE LIVING ROOM
13. FIRST FLOOR, BEDROOM ADJOINING THE LIVING ROOM, ORIGINALLY PART OF THE LIVING ROOM (NOTE THE BOXED BEAM)
14. SECOND FLOOR, BEDROOM, ORIGINAL MANTLE LOCATED ON THE SOUTH WALL, SOUTHEAST CORNER (EAST WALL IS THE FRONT ELEVATION)
15. SECOND FLOOR, SOUTHEAST BEDROOM, DETAIL OF THE ORIGINAL CEILING


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