Blandwood Mansion

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Comments (9)

AlexMatos on June 18, 2007

Greetings Foxx Trotter, I appologize for my ignorance on this particulary matterme, but why is this Mansion an Historic Place?



Foxx Trotter on June 18, 2007

Blandwood Mansion was the home of North Carolina governor John Motley Morehead from 1827 until 1866 and served as quarters for CSA General P.G.T. Beauregard during the Civil War. The residence was originally built in 1795, and named after builder Charles Bland. One of the oldest places in downtown Greensboro, Blandwood Mansion was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

AlexMatos on June 18, 2007

Thanks for your explanation.... I guess if I go through the other photos u have in Historical palces..i need some mroe explanitions.

By the way you have a great series of covered bridges.

Cheers, Alex

Foxx Trotter on June 18, 2007

Thanks. :-)

May Margrit B. (Swis… on October 6, 2007

Foxx Trotter, This is a very elegant mansion. It's of a timeless classical beauty and looks as serene as a villa in an Italian landscape.

Greetings, May

Foxx Trotter on October 6, 2007

Thanks. That villa style was actually added later on in 1846. It was originally a farmhouse.

Melinda Stuart on December 18, 2009

And it is open to the public--I took, and enjoyed, the tour. Anyone who is interested might check out the website:

Greensboro on May 8, 2012

Nice shot

Foxx Trotter on July 12, 2012

Thank you. :0)

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 18, 2007
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    by Foxx Trotter
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A620
    • Taken on 2007/06/17 19:06:09
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 7.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash