Posts by SwansboroHistory

100th Anniversary of the Armistice

Bells will toll in unison across North Carolina and throughout the world at 11 a.m. November 11 to commemorate the...

Swansboro Historical Association November Meeting and Program

Who:  Jack Dudley, Steve Anderson, and Amelia Dees-Killette When: November 5, 2018  – 6:30p – 8:00p Where: Swansboro Parks and...

JOHN P. ROGERS HOUSE – 1901

106 Walnut Street The National Register describes the house as a three-bay I-house, with center hall plan, one-story ell, and...

SWANSBORO BAPTIST PASRONAGE – 1901

108 Walnut Street The house is a typically constructed wood frame, two story house, described as a triple-A, three-bay I-house...

HAWKINS HOUSE – 1840

208 Elm Street Basil Hawkins probably built the house, and his heir, Catherine Hawkins, owned it in 1850. Andrew Jackson...

LEON ANDREW SEWELL – 1904

200 Moore Street An example of a 3-bay “I” Plan, which was typical in this area around the beginning of...

AMELIA CANADAY – 1935

114 Water Street This was the last Swansboro house built by local carpenter Robert Lee Smith. His daughter Amelia and...

ROB L. WILLIAMS HOUSE – 1937

503 Sabiston Drive This cottage style home reflects the craftsmanship of John Rogers, a popular local carpenter who built a...

ROBERT LEE SMITH HOUSE – 1901

202 Walnut Street Robert Lee Smith (1871-1943) built this, his family home, with salvaged lumber (which he hand planed) from...

JOHN & BESSIE PARKIN LITTLETON HOUSE – 1920-30

503 Water Street While not listed as “Contributing” in the National Register due to numerous changes, this house’s contribution to...

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