Joseph Cannon House

Contributors:
William Peeps, architect
Variant Name(s):
Joe E. Cannon House
Dates:
1927
Location:
Blowing Rock, Watauga County
Street Address:
John's River Gorge, Blowing Rock, NC
Status:
Unknown
Type:
Residential
Note:
The large, luxurious mountain home was built for textile industrialist Joseph E. Cannon in a rustic style typical of the time and place, using native stone and chestnut wood and bark. Blowing Rock was a favorite mountain resort for wealthy piedmont industrialists and other businessmen and their families. Like many of their residences, the Cannon house stands in a private and remote location.