Requirements for Historic House Plaque
1. Structure built seventy-five years ago from date of application.
2. Copies of deeds from courthouse from original to present if possible.
Copies of deeds from purchase back as far as possible to establish who owned the house originally, at least the earliest known owner. The staff at Register of Deeds at the courthouse in Bolivia is very helpful. Be aware we DO NOT accept date of construction from tax records.
3. $125.00 check made out to Southport Historical Society.
4. Download Application for Historic House Plaque and mail with required documentation and check to:SHS/Archivist PO Box 10014 Southport, NC 28461