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39 North Carolina National Historic Landmarks

Biltmore Estate (Ashville) - 4/6/1998
A Chateau-style mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895 and the largest privately-owned home in the U.S.
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Christ Episcopal ChurchPlaque (Raleigh) - 3/21/2015
Begun in 1846, this edifice is one of the first Gothic Revival churches in the Southern states and was derived from a rural English model
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Connemara, The Carl Sandburg Farm (Flat Rock) - 4/7/1998
The Greek Revival home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer, purchased in 1945
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Guilford Court House Battlefield - 11/11/1997
The March 1781 battle opened the campaign that led to American victory in the Revolutionary War
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Josephus Daniels House (Raleigh) - 3/21/2015
The home of Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy under President Woodrow Wilson, and now the Masonic Temple of Raleigh
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Nash-Hooper HousePlaque (Hillsborough)- 3/20/2015
This is a site significant for its association with Francis Nash, Revolutionary War hero, and William Hooper, a signer of the Declaration of Independence
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North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company BuildingPlaque (Durham) - 3/21/2015
The headquarters for the African American-focused insurance company
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Old EastPlaque (Chapel Hill) - 3/21/2015
A residence hall built in 1793, it became the first state university building in the U.S.
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Old Salem Historic District (Winston-Salem) - 4/8/1998
The district showcases the culture of the Moravian settlement in North Carolina during the 18th and 19th centuries
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Playmakers Theater (Chapel Hill) - 3/21/2015
An 1850 Greek Revival temple originally designed as a combined library and ballroom, and after also being used as a laboratory, bath house, and law school, became a theater in 1923
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Salem Tavern (Winston-Salem) - 4/8/1998
A 1780s tavern in the Moravian Church community which was a trade town
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Single Brothers' House (Winston-Salem) - 4/8/1998
This 1769 traditional Germanic half-timber framing house, with a later brick addition, was built to house the Single Brethren, the unmarried men, of the Moravian Congregation of Salem
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State Capitol (Raleigh) - 2/14/2009
Completed during 1840, the Greek Revival building is the main house of government of the state
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USS North Carolina (Wilmington) - 10/26/1994
The lead ship of her class, she participated in every major naval offensive in the Pacific theater to become the most decorated U.S. battleship of the war
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W. T. Blackwell and Company Tobacco Factory (Durham)- 3/21/2015
The 1874 main factory building was best known as the original producer of Bull Durham Tobacco
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