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MASSACHUSETTS - Dukes County

Arcade, The (added 1994 - - #94000813)
134 Circuit Ave. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pratt, Samuel
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Cape Poge Light (added 1987 - - #87002040)
Also known as Cape Pogue Light
Chappaquiddick Island , Edgartown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

Cunningham Site (added 1972 - - #72001623)
Address Restricted , Tisbury

East Chop Light (added 1987 - - #87001480)
Lighthouse Rd. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

Edgartown Harbor Light (added 1987 - - #87001465)
Off N. Water St. , Edgartown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

Edgartown Village Historic District (added 1983 - - #83003967)
Also known as Downtown Edgartown
Bounded by Water St. (North and South) and Pease's Point Way(North and South) , Edgartown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Industry, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Flying Horses (added 1979 - - #79000342)
Also known as Oak Bluffs Carousel
33 Oak Bluffs Ave. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fair

Gay Head--Aquinnah Town Center Historic District (added 1999 - - #99000187)
South Rd. and Church St. , Aquinnah
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hancock, Herbert C., Millman, Lester J.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Native American, Exploration/Settlement, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Library, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store
Current Function: Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Church School, City Hall, Library, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure

Gay Head Light (added 1987 - - #87001464)
Lighthouse Rd. , Aquinnah
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

Gay Head--Aquinnah Town Center Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 2001 - - #01001060)
South Rd., Totem Pole Way and Jeffers Way , Aquinnah
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Native American, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hornblower II Site (added 1972 - - #72001625)
Address Restricted , Gay Head

Howland No. 1 Site (added 1972 - - #72001626)
Address Restricted , Chilmark

Martha's Vineyard Campground (added 1978 - - #78000439)
Also known as Wesleyan Grove
Roughly bounded by Cottage Park, Quequechan, Clinton, Dukes, County, Siloam, Lake, and Central Aves. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late Gothic Revival, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Religious Structure
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Camp, Religious Structure

Old Mill (added 1984 - - #84002303)
Edgartown-West Tisbury Rd. , West Tisbury
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Bradley,Captain Thomas
Significant Year: 1848
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Education
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Research Facility

Peterson Site (added 1972 - - #72001628)
Address Restricted , Chilmark

Ritter House (added 1977 - - #77000169)
Also known as Jireh Luce House
Beach St. , Vineyard Haven
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Tarpaulin Cove Light (added 1987 - - #87001505)
Naushon Island , Gosnold
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Maritime History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

Tashmoo Springs Pumping Station (added 2008 - - #08001126)
Also known as Tisbury Waterworks Spring Building
325 W. Spring St. , Tisbury
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Public Works, Sport Facility, Water Works
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tucker, Dr. Harrison A., Cottage (added 1990 - - #90000678)
42 Ocean Ave. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hartwell & Swasey, Hammond,John S.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Historic Person: Tucker,Dr. Harrison
Significant Year: 1877, 1872
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure

Union Chapel (added 1990 - - #90000677)
Also known as Oak Bluffs Christian Union Chapel
Bounded by Circuit, Kennebec, and Narragansett Aves. and Grove St. , Oak Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pratt,Samuel Freeman
Architectural Style: Octagon Mode, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Vanderhoop, Edwin DeVries, Homestead (added 2006 - - #06000784)
Also known as Vanderhoop Homestead
35 South Rd. , Aquinnah
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Native American, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, Aquinnah
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Vincent Site (added 1972 - - #72001630)
Address Restricted , Tisbury

Wesleyan Grove (added 2005 - - #05000458)
Martha's Vineyard , Oak Bluffs
Owner: Private

West Chop Club Historic District (added 2007 - - #07001104)
Iroquois Ave. , Tisbury
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tallant, Hugh
Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Clubhouse, Hotel, Outdoor Recreation, Post Office, Restaurant, Sport Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Clubhouse, Hotel, Outdoor Recreation, Post Office, Restaurant, Sport Facility

West Chop Light Station (added 1987 - - #87001506)
W. Chop Rd. , Tisbury
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Institutional Housing, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Water-Related

William Street Historic District (added 1983 - - #83000571)
Williams St. from Wood Lawn Ave. to 24 Williams St. , Tisbury
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Norton,James, Woodbury & Stuart
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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