Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden

The house and gardens compose a carefully planned Williamsburg Revival estate developed by Mrs. Henderson, prominent artist, horticulturist, and patron of the arts. The estate consists of a main house and carriage, herb, tool and guest houses built around a brick terrace. The gardens, subject of local tours, educational programs, and publication during Mrs. Henderson's life, sparked the popularity of the Williamsburg style in Raleigh. Private residence.

Date: 1930s

Images

Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, 2010
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, 2010 Image courtesy of D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club.
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, 2010
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, 2010 Image courtesy of D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club.
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown
Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden, date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.

Location

213 Oberlin Road

Metadata

RHDC, “Isabelle Bowen Henderson House and Garden,” Raleigh Historic, accessed July 18, 2024, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/116.