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Spring Hill/Theophilus Hunter House

Spring Hill was the home of prominent late-eighteenth/early-nineteenth-century plantation owner and lawyer, Theophilus Hunter Jr. The earliest marked grave in Wake County, that of pioneer settler Theophilus Hunter Sr., is in the yard. The dwelling now houses offices for a North Carolina State University academic program.

Date: ca. 1815

Images

Spring Hill, 2009
Spring Hill, 2009 Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.
Spring Hill/Theophilus Hunter House, 1980
Spring Hill/Theophilus Hunter House, 1980 Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.

Location

705 Barbour Drive

Metadata

RHDC, “Spring Hill/Theophilus Hunter House,” Raleigh Historic, accessed April 15, 2024, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/4.