Dr. Alexander C. Brabson House

Academy Rd, Otto, North Carolina


The house consists of a 2-1/2 story main block with a side gable roof, and a rear single-story ell. A shed-roof porch extends across the main facade, in which a pair of windows flank a double-leaf door. The house was built in 1884 by Dr. Alexander C.

Photo taken by pam phillips in October 2015



National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 23, 1990
Reference number
NR name
Brabson, Dr. Alexander C., House
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Vernacular 19th-20th century
Areas of significance
Health/Medicine; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1884; 1906
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing sites: 3


19th Century (37,742)
Built 1884 (482)
Built during 1880s (6,472)
House (27,618)
Macon County, North Carolina (36)
North Carolina (3,581)
Otto, North Carolina (1)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)
Tin (2,648)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2015: New photo from pam phillips