Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Little Washington, the Grice [i.e. Grist] Mansion from the driveway

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Title: Little Washington, the Grice [i.e. Grist] Mansion from the driveway.

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: Washington (N.C.)  
                Grist Mansion (Washington, N.C.)

Description: Image of the front gate and lane leading to the Grist Mansion in Washington, North Carolina. Reed further describes this image and the companion image 591 [xxv.038] as follows: "The Grice Mansion and Grounds.--The track front of the gate is that of the Washington and Jamesville Railroad, built since the war. The place was neglected and abused while the army was in the town. The impoverishment of the owner compelled him to allow everything to go to ruin. 'Porte Crayon' gave a sketch of this place as it appeared before the war, in 'Harper's Magazine' for May, 1857."

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.39

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: Washington (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.

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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

This page last edited on 20 Nov 14.

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