Manor Notes

The White Rose Manor is a traditional bed and breakfast where the hosts live and prepare a full breakfast, daily. All of the guest rooms and the shared bathroom (bathrobes provided) are located upstairs.

For overnight guests, advance reservations are required. The Manor and its grounds are available as a venue, also. For availability and pricing, please call or E-mail for an appointment.

The Manor and grounds are tobacco-free facilities. Due to allergies, there are no pets on the premises.

The ninth Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1901 to 1905. He was born in Turnersburg, North Carolina (near Statesville). He attended Duke University, Class of 1876, and was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.


A Democrat, Turner was elected to the North Carolina Senate in 1886, 1888 and 1890 from Iredell County. He was President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate in 1891.

Turner was also a delegate to the 1896 Democratic National Convention. He died at the age of 78 in 1933 after a short illness.

Wilfred Dent Turner

(Jan. 30, 1855 – Nov. 8, 1933)

Your Hosts

The hostesses of the B&B are of English descent, lending an aire of a distant past to the Manor. The host is a native North Carolinian.

The above photograph (Wilfred "W.D." Dent Turner) is the great-great grandfather of the Manor's host. If you have an interest in history or geneaology, please ask for local resources.

White Rose Manor B&B is a tobacco-free property.

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