Creekside (Morganton, North Carolina)

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Creekside (Morganton, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Creekside (Morganton, North Carolina)
Creekside (Morganton, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Creekside (Morganton, North Carolina)
LocationW of Morganton at jct. of U.S. 70 and 70A, near Morganton, North Carolina
Coordinates35°44′7″N 81°42′31″W / 35.73528°N 81.70861°W / 35.73528; -81.70861Coordinates: 35°44′7″N 81°42′31″W / 35.73528°N 81.70861°W / 35.73528; -81.70861
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1836 (1836)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Federal
NRHP reference No.72000926[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 1, 1972

Creekside is a historic home located near Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina. It was built in 1836, and is a two-story, five bay, brick mansion with a gable roof in the Greek Revival style. It features a tetrastyle pedimented portico covers with heavy stuccoed brick Doric order columns. The interior features Federal style decorative elements. It was built by Thomas George Walton, great nephew of George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ John B. Wells, III (September 1971). "Creekside" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.