Preservation NC

Preservation NC

Preservation North Carolina, founded in 1939, promotes and protects the buildings and landscapes of our state’s diverse heritage.
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Jones-Bruton House

122 S. Boundary Street, Lenoir

Greensboro corporate and social event space | Revolution Mill Events Center

O.Henry Hotel, Greensboro NC

Blandwood Mansion, originally built as a Federal style farmhouse in 1795, is the home of two-term North Carolina governor John Motley Morehead in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is believed to be the oldest extant example of the Italian Villa Style of architecture in the U.S. with a central tower projecting from the main facade. In 1844, New York architect Alexander Jackson Davis more than doubled the square footage of the house within a "Tuscan Villa" style wing.

Charlotte Hawkins Brown ~ Palmer Memoria Institute (PMI), located east of Greensboro, began in 1902 as a rural African American school and succeeded as a unique private school, for more than 60 years. Dr. Charlotte Hawkin Brown was its founder and leader for 50 of those years. She was born in Henderson in 1883 to descendants of slaves. In 1888 the family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Boston, to escape "Jim Crow" practices of the South and for better social, economic, and…