Christian Isley House

Christian Isley House (HM10LE)

Location: Greensboro, NC 27401 Guilford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 4.53', W 79° 47.21'

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Originally located in eastern Guilford County this one-and-a-half story structure was the home of Christian and Mary Isley. Like other German families, the Isleys migrated to North Carolina from Pennsylvania. In 1788 they purchased approximately 300 acres of land along Rock Creek. When Christian Isley died 1845 the property was divided between his wife and their thirteen children.

In 1972, the museum purchased the house and moved it from its original location at Bethel Church Road. The central field stone chimney and foundation were carefully taken apart and reassembled. The house's exterior walls were constructed with hand-hewn, v-notched oak logs. The original logs and the chinking and daubing—the materials used to fill the spaces between the logs—have been replaced. The summ beam, the 30-foot poplar log that supports the upper floor, is thought to be original.
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HM NumberHM10LE
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Placed ByGreensboro Historical Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 7:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 609238 N 3993003
Decimal Degrees36.07550000, -79.78683333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.53', W 79° 47.21'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 31.80" N, 79° 47' 12.60" W
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Area Code(s)336, 910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 269-299 N Church St, Greensboro NC 27401, US
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