Liddell-McNinch House, Charlotte

Liddell-McNinch House, Charlotte

Liddell-McNinch House is a historic home located at Charlotte. It was built between 1891 and 1893, and is a 2 1/2-story, Queen Anne / Shingle Style frame dwelling. The house has a highly complex roofline of projections, gables, porches, and spreading eaves, and wall surfaces of weatherboards, shingles, broken planes, swells, and cavities. It features a wraparound porch and a recessed porch on the second level. President William Howard Taft visited the McNinch House in 1909.

The house is named for two of its previous owners, Vinton Liddell, and Charlotte mayor Samuel S. McNinch. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Today it houses one of the city’s best restaurants, The McNinch House.
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Sight Name: Liddell-McNinch House
Sight Location: Charlotte, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Charlotte, North Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Charlotte

Create Your Own Walk in Charlotte

Creating your own self-guided walk in Charlotte is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Charlotte's Historical Buildings Tour

Charlotte's Historical Buildings Tour

Downtown Charlotte or Uptown (as it is usually called by locals) is home to a number of historic structures that remind people what the city once looked like. Among its highlights are the Liddell-McNinch House, Newcomb-Berryhill House, and Overcarsh House. Check out the most noteworthy historic buildings in Charlotte’s Uptown on this self-guided walking tour!

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Charlotte Introduction Walk

Charlotte Introduction Walk

The city of Charlotte was settled by Europeans from Northern Ireland around 1755. Its namesake was Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III and Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. It was from this name that Charlotte earned its nickname "The Queen City."

Another nickname of Charlotte is "The Hornet's Nest," which originated during the American...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles
Historical Churches

Historical Churches

Charlotte is home to a variety of religious buildings, representing a range of religious denominations. Some of the buildings date back to 19th century and are quite beautiful. Take this self-guided tour to see some of Charlotte's most historical places of worship!

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles