Aycock Birthplace

The Aycock Birthplace, also known as the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace, is a historic home in Wayne County, North Carolina, and a historic site belonging to the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' Historic Sites division. The property was the location of the birth of Governor Charles Brantley Aycock in 1859, and exhibits at the historic site serve to tell the story of the Governor's political career and the education reforms he enacted while in office.[2] It was built about 1840, and is a one-story weatherboard dwelling on a brick pier foundation. It has a gable roof and exterior end chimneys.[3]

Charles B. Aycock Birthplace
The Aycock Birthplace is located at 264 Governor Aycock Road, Fremont, NC 27830
The Aycock Birthplace is located at 264 Governor Aycock Road, Fremont, NC 27830
The Aycock Birthplace is located at 264 Governor Aycock Road, Fremont, NC 27830
The Aycock Birthplace is located at 264 Governor Aycock Road, Fremont, NC 27830
Location6 miles from jct. of SR 1542 and U.S. 117, near Fremont, North Carolina
Coordinates35°31′13.7″N 77°58′36.5″W / 35.520472°N 77.976806°W / 35.520472; -77.976806Coordinates: 35°31′13.7″N 77°58′36.5″W / 35.520472°N 77.976806°W / 35.520472; -77.976806
Builtca. 1840
MPSWayne County MRA (AD)
NRHP reference No.70000482[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 26, 1970

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "North Carolina Historic Sites: Aycock Birthplace". North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  3. ^ John B. Wells, III (April 1971). "Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved July 1, 2015.

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