Currituck Co., N.C. Houses

 

Sam Parker Home

Located on Bell's Island Road in Curve.  It is said that Peter Poyner built it for his son, Robert, shortly after 1770.  English siding remains exposed on porch, as does the tongue and grooved inside wall of the porch room.  Original huge rived sills are still intact and it is believed that the same chimney may be the original, although there is no discernable date on it.  Shell mortar still holds together the bricks of the chimney and also the underpinning of the house.

 

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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