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1860, December 20
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NORTH CAROLINA - Rowan County - Historic Districts

Barber Farm
(added 2003 - Rowan County - #02001717)
Also known as Luckland
225 Redmon Rd. , Cleveland
(2410 acres, 8 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Graham, James
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Rail-Related, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Rail-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Brooklyn-South Square Historic District
(added 1985 - Rowan County - #85001449)
Roughly bounded by Fisher, Shaver, Walls and Lee Sts. , Salisbury
(150 acres, 65 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Holmes,Rueben J.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Ellis Street Graded School Historic District
(added 1999 - Rowan County - #99000273)
Roughly bounded by Graig, Innes, Jackson, and Cemetery Sts. , Salisbury
(240 acres, 76 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Rankin, Frank A.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Fulton Heights Historic District
(added 1999 - Rowan County - #99000394)
Roughly bounded by Fulton St., Heilig Ave., Ridge Ave., and Boyden St. , Salisbury
(1220 acres, 439 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Kesler Manufacturing Co.-Cannon Mills Co. Plant No. 7 Historic District
(added 1985 - Rowan County - #85001346)
Park Ave. and Boundary St. , Salisbury
(100 acres, 109 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Knox Farm Historic District
(added 1983 - Rowan County - #83001914)
Knox and Amity Hill Rds. , Cleveland
(8900 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Graham,James
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Religion, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Livingstone College Historic District
(added 1982 - Rowan County - #82003509)
W. Monroe St. , Salisbury
(230 acres, 16 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Price,Joseph Charles,et al.
Significant Year: 1882
Area of Significance: Black, Education, Architecture, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling

Mingus, Joseph H., Farm
(added 1995 - Rowan County - #87001551)
S side SR 1947, NE of jct. with SR 1702 , Woodleaf
(1956 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Mount Vernon
(added 1980 - Rowan County - #80002899)
SR 1003 and SR 1986 , Woodleaf
(295 acres, 8 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Krider,Jacob,et al.
Significant Year: 1822
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Communications
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial, American
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Post Office, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

North Long Street-Park Avenue Historic District
(added 1985 - Rowan County - #85001347)
North Long St. and Park Ave. , Salisbury
(100 acres, 46 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Gothic
Historic Person: Henderson,John S.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

North Main Street Historic District
(added 1985 - Rowan County - #85001674)
Roughly bounded by N. Main, 17th, Lee and Lafayette Sts. , Salisbury
(700 acres, 123 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian, Colonial
Historic Person: Henderlite,C.M.,et al.
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Phifer, John, Farm
(added 1990 - Rowan County - #90001991)
Jct. of Phifer Rd. and SR 1978 , Cleveland
(2347 acres, 12 buildings, 3 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Phifer,John
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Salisbury Historic District
(added 1975 - Rowan County - #75001289)
Also known as See Also:Salisbury Historic District (Boundary Increase);Sal
Roughly bounded by Jackson, Innis, Caldwell, Marsh, Church, E. Bank, Lee, and Liberty Sts. , Salisbury
(940 acres, 191 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Law, Politics/Government, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Professional, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Salisbury Historic District (Boundary Increase I)
(added 1988 - Rowan County - #88000141)
Also known as Salisbury Fire House and City Building;See Also:Salisbury Hi
117 S. Lee St. , Salisbury
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Government Office
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Salisbury Historic District (Boundary Increase II)
(added 1989 - Rowan County - #89000760)
Also known as See Also:Salisbury Historic District;Salisbury Historic Dist
Roughly bounded by Ellis St., Monroe St., Church St., Bank St., S. Main St., and McCubbins St. , Salisbury
(400 acres, 131 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Salisbury Historic District (Boundary Increase III)
(added 2000 - Rowan County - #00000826)
Portions of E. Council, E. Innes, Lee and E. Liberty Sts. bet. Main and Depot Sts. , Salisbury
(65 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Parking Lot, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Salisbury Railroad Corridor Historic District
(added 1987 - Rowan County - #86003460)
Roughly East Council, Liberty, Kerr, Cemetery, Franklin, Lee, and Depot Sts. , Salisbury
(220 acres, 23 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Milburn,Frank P.
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Parking Lot, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Salisbury Railroad Corridor Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2003 - Rowan County - #03000342)
300 and 400 blks of N. Lee St. , Salisbury
(33 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Landscape, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Shaver Rental Houses District
(added 1988 - Rowan County - #87002233)
303, 309 & 315 W. Council & 120 N. Jackson , Salisbury
(7 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Spencer Historic District
(added 1984 - Rowan County - #84000619)
Roughly bounded by N to S Salisbury Ave., 8th St., Whitehead Ave., and Jefferson St. , Spencer
(1200 acres, 282 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other, Queen Anne
Historic Person: multiple
Significant Year: 1902, 1940
Area of Significance: Economics, Education, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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