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Col George Gillespie House

  • Also Known As: Old Limestone House

  • Address: US 411
  • Vicinity: Off US 411
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1783/00/00 Seth Smith Architect Gillispie Stone House is built for George Gillispie by Pennsylvania stone mason Seth Smith.
1783/00/00 George Gillespie Home Gillispie Stone House is built for George Gillispie by Pennsylvania stone mason Seth Smith.
1794/00/00 George Gillespie Died George passes away in 1794 leaving the home to his son Thomas, who fought along side him at Kings Mountain.

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Particulars for Col George Gillespie House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Area of Significance Military
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 77001299
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Smith,Seth
Architectural Style: No style listed
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration-settlement, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1792
Associated People: Gillespie,Col. George
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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