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South Carolina, rapidly followed by six other southern states, secedes from Union in reaction to election of Lincoln, who opposes extension of slavery into western territories. These states organize the Confederate States of America.
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NORTH CAROLINA - Mitchell County - Historic Districts

Downtown Spruce Pine Historic District
(added 2003 - Mitchell County - #03000855)
Roughly bounded by Oak Ave., Locust St., Topaz St., and NC 226 , Spruce Pines
(95 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Department Store, Restaurant, Road-Related, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Professional, Rail-Related, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Penland School Historic District
(added 2003 - Mitchell County - #03001270)
Also known as Penland School of Crafts; Appalachian School
NC 1164 (Conley Ridge Rd.) , Penland
(1150 acres, 31 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Van Wageningen & Cothran, Beeson, D.R.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Morgan, Lucy
Significant Year: 1929, 1938
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Other
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Educational Related Housing, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Educational Related Housing, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Peterson, John N., Farm
(added 1990 - Mitchell County - #90001859)
E side of SR 1321 just N of jct. with SR 1322 , Poplar
(358 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Peterson,John N.
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Peterson,John N.
Significant Year: 1879
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Other
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Other
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling




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