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Market House

Fayetteville, North Carolina
County of Cumberland.
National Register Number: 70000451
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - business. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: NC-8 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Built in 1838, this structure is unique in that it is one of the few structures in America which employs the town hall-market scheme found in England. Meat and produce were sold under the open first-floor arcade while the second floor served as the town hall and general meeting place. The cupola bell still rings breakfast, dinner, sundown, and curfew.

The landmark is well-maintained; there are no threats.

There are no changes to report.

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