36.004179, -78.893015 1209 North Roxboro Street Durham NC Year built 1900-1920 Construction type Frame Neighborhood Old North Durham Use Residence Building Type Residential Can you help?You don't need to know everything, but do you know the architect?Log in or register and you can edit this. 1980 (Old North Durham Architecture Slides, Durham County Library) Comments Submitted by Durhamite (not verified) on Mon, 1/21/2013 - 3:06pm This house belonged to my great-grandparents: David William Long (b. 29 Jan 1877 - d. 24 Jan 1952) and Blanche Gooch Long (b. 24 Mar 1882 - d. 3 Nov 1953) . The house was sold after they died. He was a carpenter and at one time ran a saw mill and cotton gin. When the house was sold, it was left with either a Model A or Model T Ford parked in the garage/shop out back. Also left in the shop was a large set of block planes. There was also some furniture left inthe house. It seems like I remember mentioned a china cabinet full of glassware. When the house was remodeled in the 1980's, I took their daughter, my grandmother, to see it. I picked up some of the broken colored glass (mostly green, amber, and blue) seen in the upstairs window in the older photo. I still have it. My family remarked about that window many timew when we rode by. There was a large tree to the left of the front door in the front yard that could be accessed by the roof according to my father. The house was sold years before I was born, so I never got to go in it back then. All I saw were open walls and saw horses the one time I entered. Add new comment Log in or register to post comments.