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Hastings House, Johnston Street (moved to First Street), Smithfield, Johnston County, NC



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Location
Johnston Street (moved to First Street), Smithfield, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-303
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Significance: Built in 1854, it is one of the 2 oldest houses in Smithfield. The frame work is put together with wood pegs. Its sills and floor joists are hand hewn solid hearth pine logs. Except for kitchen and dining rooms on the rear, which were removed in order to relocate on its present sire, the house is still in its original shape. During the Civil War, the Hastings House was used as headquarters for Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.

Subjects
Moving Of Structures
Houses
Wooden Buildings


Related Names
Johnston, Gen. Joseph E.
Schofield, Charles, Delineator
Cummings, Chet, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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