Oakhurst (HM10R7)

Location: Oak Ridge, NC 27310 Guilford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 10.56', W 79° 59.04'

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Oakhurst was built for Martin Hicks Holt, Co-Principal of Oak Ridge Institute, and his wife Mary. The finest Queen Anne style house surviving in all of Guilford County, it was designed by the prominent and prolific southern architect Frank P. Milburn whose distinguished building appear in most major North Carolina cities. He also designed the South Carolina State Capital building.

Thomas Eary Whitaker, a lawyer, North Carolina legislator, and professor at the school, became President of Oak Ridge Institute in 1914, and served in that capacity until his death in 1929. Thomas and his wife Ida, purchased Oakhurst in 1917, and it remained in the Whitaker family until 1981.

This home is on the National Register Historic District; Oak Ridge Military Academy and a Guilford County Historic Landmark
HM NumberHM10R7
Placed ByTown of Oak Ridge
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 591367 N 4003947
Decimal Degrees36.17600000, -79.98400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.56', W 79° 59.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 33.60" N, 79° 59' 2.40" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2330-2338 Oak Ridge Rd, Oak Ridge NC 27310, US
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