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Fowle House

This magnificent house at 412 West Main Street is the Willard-Fowle house built around 1820 by prominent merchant and businessman William H. Willard. Today it is known as the Fowle House because, after the Civil War, Willard sold the house to John Blackwell Fowle.  Willard became an economic staple in Washington when he built his mercantile store on Water Street that became the first most exclusively wholesale grocery store in North Carolina. He also built large...

African American History
  1. Elmwood Plantation
  2. Stewart Ellison
  3. Hull Anderson
  4. John Small
  5. Food Trade
  6. Fowle House
  7. Bird's Nest
  8. Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum
  9. A Love Story
  10. Washington Barber
  11. Brown's Opera House
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