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Historic Landmark Preservation Commission: Landmarks and Cultural Heritage Sites/Objects

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Site/Object Year Location Significance Designation
To 1760        
Ridges Mountain Pre-colonial Ridges Mountain Road, Asheboro Native American activity; early settlement; geology; natural history Heritage Site
         
1760-1800        

Searcy's Ford/Ferry; Waddell's Ferry; Waddell Cemetery

1761 7392 Howard's Mill Road, Bennett Colonial travel; Revolutionary War; early statehood commerce Heritage Site
Mill Creek Friends Meeting Cemetery 1762 1871 Mill Creek Road, Ramseur Early settlement; Quakers Heritage Site
Mount Shepherd Pottery Site 1775-1800 Mount Shepherd Road Ext., Asheboro Early settlement; pottery Landmark
Buffalo Ford 1780-1782 Deep River at Hinshaw Town Road, Coleridge Revolutionary War; early travel Heritage Site
Harmon Cox Mill 1780-1782 2648 NC Hwy 22 South, Ramseur Quakers; Revolutionary War; mill sites Heritage Site
Faith Rock 1782 216 W. Main St., Franklinville Revolutionary War; geology, natural history Landmark
Col. Andrew Balfour Cemetery 1782 2421 Doul Mountain Road, Asheboro Revolutionary War Landmark
William Coltrane House 1775-1800 1184 Steel Road, Randleman Historic home; oldest frame house in county Landmark
McMasters Cemetery 1787 2434 Soapstone Road, Staley Early settlement Heritage Site
Richland Lutheran Church & Cemetery 1789 7661 Richland Church Road, Liberty Early settlement; German immigrants Heritage Site
Billy Trogdon Cemetery 1790 Pleasant Cross Road, Franklinville Early settlement Heritage Site
         
1800-1865        
Sandy Creek Primitive Baptist Church 1802 785 Sandy Creek Church Road, Liberty Earliest Baptist church in county; mother church of Southern Baptist denomination Landmark
Randolph County Weights & Measures 1804 145 Worth Street, Asheboro Early artifact of county government Heritage Object
Jeduthan/Jesse Harper House ca. 1815 4033 Red Fox Road, Trinity Georgian-Federal Piedmont farmhouse Landmark
Old Asheboro Cemetery 1827 160 W. Salisbury Street, Asheboro Primary Asheboro cemetery for 150 years Heritage Site
Franklinsville Manufacturing Company 1838 1306 Andrew Hunter Road, Franklinville Textile industry; first weaving mill, brick mill and corporation in county Landmark
1838 Courthouse Belfry Bell 1838 145 Worth Street, Asheboro Early artifact of county government Heritage Object
Asheborough Female Academy 1839 1226 S. Park Street, Asheboro First formal school in Asheboro Landmark
Cedar Falls Manufacturing Company 1848 1120 Wicker-Lovell Road and 1265 Wicker Lovell Road, Randleman First cotton textile factory in Randolph County Landmark
Austin Lawrence House 1848 2385 Cedar Falls Road, Franklinville Historic home; textile mill manager's house Landmark
Hanks Masonic Lodge 1850 157 W. Main Street, Franklinville First Masonic lodge in county Landmark
Trinity Museum/Winslow House 1855 7254 NC Hwy 62, Trinity Well-preserved antebellum home Landmark
Marmaduke Robins Law Office ca. 1860 131 N. Main St. Asheboro Only remaining example of early commercial buildings on courthouse square  Landmark
Randolph Hornets Flag 1861 201 Worth Street, Asheboro Hand-crafted flag carried by Randolph County company in Civil War Heritage Object
         
1865-1900        
St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church 1879 401 High Point St., Randleman Historic church; oldest brick church in county; built by mill owners; interior designed by Jules Koerner Landmark
Strieby Church, Cemetery & School ca. 1880 5480 Strieby Church Road, Asheboro Influential African American community in southwestern part of county; home of African American Quaker Miles Lassiter and poet, teacher and minister the Rev. Islay Walden. Heritage Site
Liberty Train Depot ca. 1885 167 W. Swannanoa Avenue, Liberty Well preserved railway depot; one of the last railroad structures in county Heritage Site
Patterson Cottage Museum 1885 221 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty Historic home Heritage Site
Randolph County Corporate Seal ca. 1885 725 McDowell Road, Asheboro Artifact of origin of current form of county government Heritage Object
The Gatekeeper's House 1888 312 Lanier Avenue, Asheboro Historic home; last survivor of houses built by British immigrants Fisher, Wainman and Winn. Landmark
         
1900-1950        
Odd Fellows Cemetery ca. 1900 1100-1200 Block, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Asheboro African American cemetery developed by fraternal organization Heritage Site
Randolph County Courthouse 1909 145 Worth Street, Asheboro Randolph County's 7th courthouse Landmark
Pisgah Covered Bridge 1911 6925 Pisgah Covered Bridge Road, Asheboro Only remaining covered bridge in county, and one of two in North Carolina Landmark
Walter A. Bunch Jr. House 1919 111. S. Main Street, Asheboro Colonial Revival house with Craftsman influence built for Walter A. Bunch Jr, who would become mayor of Asheboro. Landmark
John Wesley's Stand 1921 2921 Old County Farm Road, Sophia County's last remaining example of open air tabernacle or brush arbor Landmark
County Rest Home 1922 2210 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro Oldest example of county social welfare services Landmark
Henry Moring Robins House 1924 117 S. Main St., Asheboro Colonial revival house with Craftsman influence built for Henry Robins, a former mayor of Asheboro. Landmark
Parkers Mill Bridge 1924 4850 Jackson Creek Road, Denton One of state's first reinforced concrete arched bridges  Heritage Site
Petty Enterprises 1925, 1949 311 Branson Mill Road, Randleman Childhood home and racing shop of NASCAR legend Richard Petty Landmark
Sunset Theatre 1929 234 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro Spanish Colonial Revival style theatre; first purpose-built movie theatre in Asheboro Landmark
Charles W. McCrary House 1929 240 Worth Street, Asheboro Classical Revival home of leading industrialist Landmark
J. Frank McCrary House 1933 232 Worth Street, Asheboro Tudor Revival home of former Asheboro mayor Landmark
Raymond Cox Mill ca. 1935 227 Mill Creek Road, Ramseur Last surviving grist mill in county; mill site since colonial times. Heritage Site
Asheboro Municipal Buildling 1938 146 N. Church Street, Asheboro City's foremost example of Art Deco design Landmark
         
1950-present        
Randolph High School 1951 811 S. Kirkman Street, Liberty High school serving African American students in the last years of segregatiion Heritage Site
Kennedy Rocker 1953 201 Worth Street, Asheboro Locally-produced rocking chair made iconic by President John F. Kennedy Heritage Object