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John S. Blake Residence

The home of John S. and Evelyn Burne Blake at 704 North College Street. He operated Blake's Drugstore on the Square. The family is on the front porch. Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

Zebulon B. Vance's Charlotte Residence

The Charlotte residence of Zebulon B. Vance (1830-1894) at Sixth and College Streets. Born in Buncombe County, Vance served twice as Governor of North Carolina. After the Civil War he moved to Charlotte and established a law practice. Later Vance was served as one North Carolina's   a United States Senator.

Physical Description: 3 x 5


Osborne Oak

The Osborne Oak was located at West Trade and Graham Street. It was more than a 100 years old when this photograph was taken in 1906. The home belonged to Dr. Sam Hayes who married an Osborne. A horse drawn cart is in front.

Physical Description: Original 3 x 3