Category: Historical Buildings
Around the Block: Durham, NC
Had a hour to kill while waiting for a train. So, I took a walk around the block to see what I could find.
Smyre-Pasour House, Dallas, NC
Built sometime around 1848, the Smyre-Pasour House is one of the few antebellum structures remaining in the area and one of four buildings constructed around the Gaston County Courthouse, erected in 1848. The building reflects the Greek-Revival style, popular at the time. The house was originally owned by Dr. J.F. Smyre, but was soon sold…
Dorland Memorial Presbyterian, Hot Springs, NC
Rev. Luke Dorland (1815-1897) was a minister in the Presbyterian Church, but his lasting legacy came as an educator.