John Martin Rock House

In ruins
N of King on SR 1186, King, North Carolina


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Detail of the interior, the Rock House, built by Capt. Jack Martin, pioneer and Revolutionary War soldier, near King, Stokes County, North Carolina. Today the house is a ruin and is owned by the Stokes County Historical Society. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo taken by MarmadukePercy

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 1, 1975
Reference number
NR name
Rock House
Areas of significance
Military; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1785; 1791; 1818

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Street View", Corrected "Status" and Imported Photo