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    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • Körner's Folly (pronounced "kerner," the German o sounds a bit like "er") was started in 1878 by Jule Gilmer Korner in an effort to create a combination bachelor's quarters, artists studio, office, billiard and ballroom, carriage house and stables....
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • A fireplace in the main hallway. Executive Director Ashley Poteat (right) explains architectural details to NC ECHO Project Archivist Kim Cumber
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • The detail of the ceiling shown here is typical of ceilings throughout the house
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • Jule Korner was afraid of his house burning, so he did not allow smoking, except in this room called the Smoker. Much of it is constructed of fire resistant materials like tile and marble. The peeling paint in this as yet unrestored room only adds...
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • The Reception Room, the grandest room in the house. Note the large mirrors which were an expensive luxury when the house was built
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • On the third floor of the house is the Cupid's Park Theatre, the first private Little Theater in the United States, still appearing as it did when it was created in 1897. It is still in use today, remaining a vital part of the area's arts community
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • One of the many beautiful paintings on the walls of Cupid's Park Theatre on the third floor
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Körner's Folly House Museum

    • 2001-06-04
    • Behind the house is the "necessary," a very elegant double-sided outhouse
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)

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