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Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Glencoe Management Houses

 
 
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Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
1. Glencoe Management Houses Marker
Inscription.  At Glencoe, there were three levels of management: Owner, Manager, and Superintendent. The location and style of their houses indicated their occupants' status in the hierarchy. The Mill Owner's House, built for Robert Holt, is a large 2-story residence beyond the edge of the village, facing NC 62 N. The Mill Manager's house was a 1 1/2 story dwelling overlooking the entrance to the village from NC 62. It burned in the 1940s; on its site today is the Holt-Heritage House of similar size (built by Glencoe mill owner Robert Holt, then moved to Glencoe in 2002 to save it from demolition). The Mill Superintendent's house stands within the village, for he was part of the labor force. Except for its wraparound porch, the Superintendent's house is similar to the other mill workers' houses.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 2002.
 
Location. 36° 8.341′ N, 79° 25.663′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Glencoe Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NC 27215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
2. Glencoe Management Houses Marker
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are within walking distance of this marker. Glencoe - Company Office and Store (a few steps from this marker); Glencoe - Life in the Mill Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Power, Wheel House and Turbine (within shouting distance of this marker); Picker House and Dye House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mill Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rise of the Textile Mill Communities (within shouting distance of this marker); Living in a Mill-Centered World (within shouting distance of this marker); Neighbors Divided (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Additional keywords. Textiles, Alamance Cotton Mills, Burlington, Graham, fabric
 
Former Superintendent's House and Management Houses Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
3. Former Superintendent's House and Management Houses Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2010. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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