Posts by SwansboroHistory

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...

THE RINGWARE HOUSE – 1778

209 Main Street The Peter Ringware House was built on original Lot 23 of the town plat Theophilus Weeks laid...

CHARLES R. WEBB HOUSE – 1908

211 S. Elm Street This house was built by Charles R. Webb (1874-1951) for his family, including his wife, Pauline...

MARY RIGGS HOUSE – 1941

This house is not in the Historic District nor has the local designation as a historic house, but being 75...

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