Fort Defiance (Lenoir, North Carolina)
Fort Defiance is a historic plantation house located near Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina. The main block was built between 1788 and 1792, and is a two-story, frame structure measuring 28 feet by 40 feet. A wing was added in 1823. It was the home of Revolutionary War General William Lenoir. The property was transferred to the Caldwell County Historical Society in 1965 and operated as a historic house museum.
Fort Defiance, April 2008
|Location||N of Lenoir on NC 268, Lenoir, North Carolina|
|Area||5 acres (2.0 ha)|
|Built by||Fields, Thomas|
|NRHP reference No.||70000444|
|Added to NRHP||September 15, 1970|
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- J.G. Zehmer and Sherry I. Penny (June 1970). "Fort Defiance" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
- "The Patriot Leaders in North Carolina - Elijah Isaacs". www.carolana.com. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
- Fort Defiance website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NC-106, "Fort Defiance, State Route 268, Yadkin Valley, Lenoir, Caldwell County, NC", 2 photos
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