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Picturing The Past: Galloway-Radford House Combined Various Styles

 

April 23, 2018

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The expansive porch provided a view of the river valley and a cool place to relax.

Picturing the Past is featuring some of Brevard's historic homes over the next several weeks starting with those that will be part of the upcoming Historic House Ramble. In general, residential architecture in Transylvania County followed along traditional lines from the time of the county's establishment until 1895.

During the boom period of 1895-1916, Brevard experienced significant growth in housing "ranging from the pretentious mansion to the humble mill dwelling" according to "Transylvania: The Architectural History of a Mountain County."

There were numerous good examples of the la...



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