Dougherty House, 1905

Title

Dougherty House, 1905

Description

This image shows the northern side of the Dougherty House, built by Dauphin Disco Dougherty in 1903. The house was home to the family of D. D. Dougherty and his brother Blanford Barnard Dougherty. The brothers were co-founders and co-principals of Watauga Academy (1899-1903), D. D. was business manager and treasurer of Appalachian from 1903 until his death in 1929, and B. B. was president of Appalachian from 1903 to 1955. Lillie Shull Dougherty, wife of D. D. Dougherty, and her eldest daughter Clara Bartlett, born 1898, can be seen standing in front of the main entrance, and Dauphin Disco with his daughter Annie, born 1903, can be seen to the right. The Dougherty House was located at the southern end of Appalachian State until the mid-1980s. It was acquired by the Appalachian Heritage Museum and moved to Route 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock in 1989.

Subject

Buildings

Source

Brown-Scroggins Photograph Collection, 2004.281, F29: The Dougherty Home, Built 1903, photographed 1905 , C16.1.5.3

Publisher

University Archives, Appalachian State University

Date

1905

Date Created

11/19/2007

Date Modified

4/1/2009

Rights

Copyright for the images on the Appalachian State University Historical Photographs Collection site is held by Appalachian State University. The images are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. Appalachian State University Historical Photographs Collection, University Archives and Records, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of the Appalachian State University, is strictly prohibited. Please refer to the collection Web site for more information

Type

Image

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Files

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Citation

“Dougherty House, 1905,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/7524.