1767-1770; 1953-1959 [reconstructed]
Tryon Palace Dr., New Bern, NC
Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).
Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Eastern North Carolina (1996).
Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas Tileston Waterman, The Early Architecture of North Carolina (1941).
Peter B. Sandbeck, The Historic Architecture of New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina (1988).
The original building burned in 1798. For full sets and explanations of Hawks’s drawings for Tryon Palace, see Alonzo T. Dill, Jr., “Tryon’s Palace, A Neglected Niche of North Carolina History,” North Carolina Historical Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Apr. 1942). This photograph shows the reconstructed Tryon Palace (William Graves Perry, architect) accomplished in the 1950s from Hawks’s drawings and other evidence.