Salisbury, North Carolina. Meticulously restored landmark of national importance. Plantation seat of Federalist John Steele, member of First and Second Congresses, Comptroller of U.S. Treasury under presidents Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. See National Register nomination, 1994and The Papers of John Steele (2 vol). A small, museum-like house with modern conveniences in historic town. Protected by preservation covenants. Less than $385,000.