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Sloop Point Plantation, U.S. Route 17, Holly Ridge, Topsail Sound, Pender County, NC



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Location
Holly Ridge Vicinity, Topsail Sound, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-219
Building/structure dates: 1730 initial construction
Significance: The plantation, originally known as Ashe's Neck, is located on Topsail Sound. The house was built by John Baptista Ashe in 1730. His heirs sold it in 1800. Around 1830 Lewis Whitfield acquired the house. His heirs still own the plantation. The house still retains the original fireplace in the living room, and the original doors.

Subjects
Farming
Wooden Buildings
Plantations


Related Names
Ashe, John Baptista


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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