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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1833/00/00 William Nichols Jr Architect Commissioners for Rebuilding the Capitol hire William Nichols Jr to help prepare building plans
1833/08/00 Town and Davis Architect Ithiel Town modifies the Nichols' design, essentially giving the Capitol its present appearance and plan.
1834/09/16 David Paton Architect David Paton, working for Davis and Town, arrives to supervise construction of the Capitol
1835/00/00 William Strickland Consulting Architect Commissioners for Rebuilding the Capitol consult with Philadelphia architect William Strickland.
1835/00/00 David Paton Architect Paton replaces Town and Davis as the Commissioners' architect in early 1835, designing the overhanging gallery on the 2nd floor of the rotunda, the groined masonry vaulting of the 1st floor offices and corridor ceilings
1880/08/00 Thomas Ruffin Hood Contributer Meeting in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol, about 100 druggists from throughout the state held a convention to create the North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. They adopted a constitution and elected Edward M Nadal of Wilson president.

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Particulars for North Carolina State Capitol:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Capitol
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 26th February 1970

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: North Carolina State Capitol
Registry Address: Capitol Sq.
Registry Number: 70000476
Resource Type: Building
Owner: State
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Area in Acres: 6
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1833, 1840
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-Function: Capitol
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-Function: Capitol

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