or, Half a house is better than none?
By John B. Green III
|Photocopy of sketch of the Cole House dated June 1885. New Bern Craven County Public Library.|
|Detail of 1898 Sanborn Insurance Map of New Bern showing the Cole House converted to a duplex.|
|Surviving western half of the Cole House, photo ca. 1950. N.C. Division of Archives & History.|