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Charlotte's Historical Buildings Tour (Self Guided), Charlotte

Downtown Charlotte or Uptown (as it is usually called by locals) is home to a number of historic structures and old buildings. 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 walking tour!
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Charlotte's Historical Buildings Tour Map

Guide Name: Charlotte's Historical Buildings Tour
Guide Location: USA » Charlotte (See other walking tours in Charlotte)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Liddell-McNinch House
  • John W. Sheppard House
  • Eastlake Victorian Cottage
  • Newcomb-Berryhill House
  • Crowell-Berryhill House
  • Overcarsh House
  • Bagley Mullen House
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Liddell-McNinch House

1) Liddell-McNinch House

The Liddell-McNinch House is an excellent example of the Queen Anne style of architecture. The building was built in 1890 and belonged to WJF Liddell who owned a factory that made equipment for the textile manufacturing industry. Today it houses one of the city’s best restaurants, The McNinch House.
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John W. Sheppard House

2) John W. Sheppard House

The John W. Sheppard House is located on North Poplar Street and is a fine example of the Queen Anne style of architecture. This beautiful historic building was built in 1899 by druggist John W. Sheppard who moved from New York to find his fortune in Charlotte.
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Eastlake Victorian Cottage

3) Eastlake Victorian Cottage

Another historic highlight in the Fourth Ward district is the Eastlake Victorian Cottage. This beautiful light-blue building is an Eastlake style cottage, which was typical of middle-class Victorian homes of the period. It features a wonderful decorative porch.
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Newcomb-Berryhill House

4) Newcomb-Berryhill House

Located on West 9th Street, this striking old building was constructed by John Newcomb in the wonderful Italianate style. Dating back to 1884, this beautiful historic building was the home of Ernest Berryhill who managed the grocery store across the street.
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Crowell-Berryhill House

5) Crowell-Berryhill House

This historical building is situated on West 9th Street. It was originally built in 1897 as a district grocery store specializing in the Star Mills brand of corn meal. Today the building is home to Alexander Michael’s restaurant, and visitors are welcome.
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Overcarsh House

6) Overcarsh House

The Overcarsh House, located on West 8th Street, is another good example of the Queen Anne style. In 1880 it was expanded in the new Victorian style, which was so popular at that time. If you look at the right side of the building, you will see the oldest part of the house, which predates the Civil War.
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Bagley Mullen House

7) Bagley Mullen House

The Bagley Mullen House is situated on North Poplar Street and was built in the Queen Anne style in 1887. It was first owned by the railroad agent, Andrew J. Bagley, and was later the home of Walter N. Mullen, a supposed medicine man.

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.
Cultural Venues

Cultural Venues

If you want to learn more about the rich culture of the southeastern United States, Charlotte is the place to go. There are numerous art galleries, museums and cultural centers to explore. Check out Charlotte's most interesting cultural venues on this self-guided tour!

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles
Top Religious Sites

Top Religious Sites

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 tour to see Charlotte's most noteworthy places of worship!

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Myers Park Walking Tour

Myers Park Walking Tour

Myers Park is considered to be one of the city's oldest districts. Here, along it's bowery streets, one may find a lot of gorgeous and attractive buildings. This tour will lead you through the most beautiful churches of Myers Park, as well as Mint Museum of Art and Wing Haven Gardens.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
Charlotte Introduction Walk

Charlotte Introduction Walk

Charlotte is a destination that has everything to make everyone happy. One can visit Discovery Place for some entertainment and education, or visit the city's historical museums; organize a picnic in a park or do some window shopping. Charlotte has a number of memorable landmarks to visit, too - the beautiful Trade Center Sculpture, the creative Firebird sculpture and the amazing four...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles