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Richard Eames Building, 220-222 North Depot Street, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC

Richard Eames Building, 220-222 North Depot Street, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This supply company was run by Richard Eams, one of the state's most prominent mining engineers. In 1914, A.B.C. Kirk purchased the building and began what was, perhaps the first bus service in North Carolina. The building was sold to the city of Salisbury.
Survey number: HABS NC-234
Building/structure dates: 1897 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1914 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Eames, Richard
Kirk, A B, C
Schenck, Gordon H, photographer
Brawley, James, historian
Rowse, Patricia, historian
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Location

north carolina35.66763, -80.46644
Google Map of 35.667629, -80.466443
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html