- Market House (Fayetteville, North Carolina)
Location: Market Sq., Fayetteville, North Carolina Coordinates: Coordinates: Built: 1838 Architect: Unknown Architectural style: Other Governing body: Local NRHP Reference#: 70000451 Significant dates Added to NRHP: September 15, 1970 Designated NHL: November 7, 1973
Market House, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is "one of the few structures in America which employs the town hall-market scheme found in England. Meat and produce were sold under the open first-floor arcade while the second floor served as the town hall and general meeting place. The cupola bell still rings breakfast, dinner, sundown, and curfew." Completed in 1832, it was built on the ruins of the old State House and served as a town market until 1906. Slaves were sold there before abolition. It served as Fayetteville Town Hall until 1907.
The City Council is considering turning the Market House into a local history museum.
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- ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.
- ^ a b c "Market House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=955&ResourceType=Building. Retrieved 2008-02-26.
- ^ J. G. Zehmer (May 21, 1970), PDF (32 KB), National Park Service and PDF (32 KB)
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