Historic Landmarks

Address: 200 VANCE ST NE APT A   Location ID: 32484
Landmark Name:James E. Gorham House   Build Date: ca. 1853
Current Owner: OTTIMO RUBY KEEN 
Historic District Name: Old Wilson
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Landmark Details: The Wilson Female Academy is one of the few anti-bellum structures in Wilson, and one of two early education buildings constructed here. The 2-story 3-bay clapboard building features a low-pitched roof enhanced with small brackets and a central entrance. The bay window and porches were added in the 1880s. The building is associated with Colonel James Gorham, a member of the Great Congress in Halifax County who participated in framing the U.S. Constitution. It is currently four apartments.
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