Former home of Louis Marx, founder of Marx Toys. see N.Y.Times article
Anyone know what this truck is used for? There is another one in the background with a similar rig attached to the front bumper.
The Patterson Building is Maxton's most distinctive landmark. Build in 1911 to house the Bank of Robeson, it is a classically detailed flatiron building with a rounded corner dramatized by the cylindrical, domed clock tower. The building now serves as the Maxton town hall.
Hamlet Station was originally built in 1900 by the Seaboard Air Line Railroad as both a passenger station and a division headquarters. Between 2001 and 2004 the entire Queen Anne-style station house was moved across a set of tracks for safety, and converted into a museum by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. (information source:Wikipedia)
Hammersmith Farm was the childhood home to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The property hosted the wedding reception of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy. During his presidency, Kennedy spent enough time at Hammersmith Farm that it was referred to as the "Summer White House." This is the guest house where Robert Redford lived during the filming of "The Great Gatsby."
Hey thanks! It is some sort of an artillery station. At the end of the tunnel was a wide opening that housed these huge cannons. The only remainder of them are the metal track marks in the concrete though...although the door at the end (pictured) led to some deep caverns that are only accessible through a rather roundabout manner.
I didn't get permission to go to Hart Island...just kayaked out there, which was pretty stupid considering its proximity to Rykers Island and the legal consequenses of trespassing on there.
Notice that the cupola and the two floors below it are a replica of the Fayetteville Market House. Link to photo of the Market House
Built in 1923, The Pond House was a shingled bungalow exhibiting a common early 20th Century style of residential architecture prominent in the prestigious Haymount area of Fayetteville. The Pond House is the perfect example of a typical early 20th century bungalow. (information source: visitfayettevillenc.com)
Built in 1927 by Joseph Huske, the Huske House was home to one of Fayetteville's most prominent early families. Joseph Huske was the son of Major Benjamin R. Huske, founder of one of Fayetteville's landmark businesses, Huske Hardware House, which is now a popular restaurant downtown. (information source: visitfayettevillenc.com)
According to local tradition, this small circa 1800 house was once the ordinary or "spirits" room of a hotel, which stood at the northeast corner of James Square. The building has been moved twice since its location there. It features a central chimney, which was prevalent in Fayetteville during the late 18th and early 19 centuries. (information source: visitfayettevillenc.com)