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Greensboro, North Carolina
County of Guilford.
447 West Washington Street
National Register Number: 70000455
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: NC-5 Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
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Current use/information: House museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 7, 1988):
The original farmhouse was constructed in the 1790s; in 1844 the then-current owner had architect Alexander J. Davis design a large new addition. The resulting structure was an influential prototype of the Italian Villa Style and is one of the earliest surviving examples of this style.

There are no threats to the NHL at this time.

There are no chnages since the last reporting period.

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