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Caswell County Courthouse, Main Street, Yanceyville, Caswell County, NC



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B&W Photos

HB753804
Exterior, Facade

HB753805
Exterior, Corner View

HB753806
Exterior, Entrance Detail

HB753807
Exterior, Cupola


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Item Title


Location
Main Street, Yanceyville, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-192
Building/structure dates: 1858 initial construction
Significance: Architecturally distinctive courthouse in North Carolina. Site of Ku Klux Klan knifing in 1870 of Republic state senator "Chicken" Stephens which heralded a reign of terror and resulted in the impeachment of Governor, William Holden.

Subjects
Municipal Government
Brick Buildings
Courthouses


Related Names
Stephens, Sen. "Chicken"
Klu Klux Klan
Holden, Gov. William
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
McDonald, Melissa, Historian
Isley, Max, Delineator
Ellentuck, Bert, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR, FACADE
2. EXTERIOR, CORNER VIEW
3. EXTERIOR, ENTRANCE DETAIL
4. EXTERIOR, CUPOLA


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