Currituck Co., N.C. Houses

 

Old Dennis Burfoot Home

Located on N.C. Highway 170 north of Shawboro.  Present owner, Silas Harrison.  This old wooden-pegged house was moved from back in the field and the original chimney lost.  The outside has been covered in asbestos siding but the lines of the original has not been changed.

UPDATE 2/18/2006 from Anne Jennings: This house is still standing and occupied by an heir of Silas Harrison who purchased the home from Edward Roberts.  When Edward Roberts owned the home he moved it from further back in the field closer to the road to its present location.

 

This photo and information are from the project "Old Homes in Currituck County to 1860" originally compiled June 1960 by Alma O. Roberts and Alice Flora of the Currituck County Historical Society.   We are indebted to Barbara B. Snowden, president of the Currituck County Historical Society for permission to reproduce this collection on the internet, and also to Gerri Andrews and Diane Ferebee of the Currituck County Public Library who provided digital copies of the photos.  No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes; however, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research.  Images are for personal use only, not for redistribution.

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