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Historic Houses North Carolina Charlotte

Cramer, Alexander and Hawley Houses

This postcard captures three of the most fashionable homes in Dilworth. Only one still stands. They include from left-to-right  the home of Stuart Warren Cramer (1868-1940) (postcard mistakenly has a "V"), the Hawley and the Robert O. Alexander home. Stuart Cramer was one of the south's leading textile architects and engineers. His massive Victorian residence in Charlotte was built between 1903 and 1904 was located at what is now 401 East Morehead Street. The Francis O.

Steinhauser Estate

Alois Louis Steinhauser (1851-1923) owned a lovely estate in the 11th Ward near Liddell Street in Uptown Charlotte. Born in Bohemia (Austria) in 1851. Steinhauser immigrated to the United States in 1877.  By the early 1890s, he was living in Charlotte where he became a wealthy cotton manufacturer. 

Anna Morrison Jackson's Second House

The home of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson, was located at 306 West Trade Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Southern Postcard Company

Hezekiah Alexander House

Built in 1774, the rock house of Hezekiah Alexander is the oldest standing home in Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

William Phifer House

The home of William F. Phifer was located at 700 North Tryon Street. Reportedly, this is the site of the last full meeting of the Confederate Cabinet. That meeting was held on April 26, 1865. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company

William Phifer House

William F. Phifer's house was located at 700 North Tryon Street. Reportedly the last meeting of the complete Confederate Cabinet met here on April 26, 1865. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Southern Postcard Company

Hezekiah Alexander House

The Hezekiah Alexander is the oldest home in Mecklenburg County. Made of stone and log timbers, it was built in 1774, Alexander was a prominent farmer and politician in the county. It is located off of Shamrock Road. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: CT American Art

Charlotte historic sites

Scenes of various historical markers and buildings in Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Hezekiah Alexander House

The Hezekiah Alexander is the oldest home in Mecklenburg County. Made of stone and log timbers, it was built in 1774, Alexander was a prominent farmer and politician in the county. It is located off of Shamrock Road. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.