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Blowing Rock in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gibbons Residence

ca. 2005

 
 
Gibbons Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
1. Gibbons Residence Marker
Inscription.  William & Joellyn Gibbons commissioned architect Jeffrey Harbinson to design this Adirondack styled home on the former site of the Blowing Rock Hotel. The hotel was opened in 1889 to accommodate Blowing Rock's growing resort community. The home is recognized for its rugged finish, outstanding craftsmanship and use of native materials.

In recognition of this property's significance, this marker is placed by the
Blowing Rock Historical Society and the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

 
Erected by Blowing Rock Historical Society • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 36° 7.463′ N, 81° 40.625′ W. Marker is in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 321) and Chestnut Drive, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 750 Chestnut Dr, Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. Sunset Manor (a few steps from this marker); Maymont (within shouting distance of this marker); Craig Cottage / Knitters Rest (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opicherhoka (about 700 feet away); Blowing Rock Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emily Prudden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Springhaven Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Davant Residence (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blowing Rock.
 
Gibbons Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
2. Gibbons Residence Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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