American Tobacco Company Manufacturing Plant

Also known as: W.T. Blackwell Company Tobacco, Bull Durham
Roughly bounded by W. Pettigrew St., Blackwell St., Willard St. and Carr St., Durham, North Carolina


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Street Views 


The W.T. Blackwell & Company (Bull Durham) Tobacco Facotry (NHL) is included in this historic district.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 2000
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Romanesque; et all
Areas of significance
Industry; Architecture
Levels of significance
Local; State; National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Manufacturing facility; Energy facility; Storage
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1874; 1899; 1911
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 14
Contributing structures: 3


19th Century (37,761)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1874 (416)
Built during 1870s (5,012)
District (10,504)
Durham County, North Carolina (85)
Durham MRA (30)
Durham, North Carolina (58)
Have Street View (46,109)
Italianate (5,113)
North Carolina (3,607)
Power plant (256)
Private owner (54,398)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Street View" and Imported Photo