This $45,000 Former Masonic Lodge Has Original Civil War Graffiti Inside
A huge thank you to Nancy for tipping me off to this absolutely incredible $45,000 former masonic lodge in historic Hamilton, North Carolina that features original Civil War graffiti inside! What a cool property!
104 W Liberty St, Hamilton, NC
1 bed, 1.5 baths, 1,720 sq. ft.
Asking price: $45,000
ooozing with charm, this circa 1850, two-story Greek Revival-style meeting hall is significant as one of the few buildings surviving from antebellum NC. DOWNSTAIRS: kitchen/living/dining combination, bath and back exit to rear deck. UPSTAIRS: large room with hardwood floors and a half bath. Civil War graffiti is preserved on the walls in the stairwell. Exterior decoration of frame includes a heavily molded pediment, ”molded” door and window surrounds fashioned with applied strips of wood and cornerblocks. Heat pump up and down. Moved in 1978 to current location to preserve and restore as a town landmark. Some past uses include Masonic Lodge, Female Institute, Sons of Temperance, a church, a bakery, and a private residence.
More information over at Keller Williams Realty.
AUTHOR ELIZABETH FINKELSTEIN
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Nyack, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”