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NORTH CAROLINA - Rutherford County

Alexander Manufacturing Company Mill Village Historic District (added 2008 - - #08000413)
Roughly bounded by Victory & Wilson Drs., Allen & S. Broadway Sts. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Landscape Architect, Draper, Earle Sumner
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Bechtler Mint Site (added 1997 - - #97000316)
Also known as 31RF157**
Address Restricted , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Person
Historic Person: Bechtler,Chiristopher
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro American, German-American
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Processing Site, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Forest

Carrier Houses (added 1992 - - #92000681)
Also known as Carrier-Ward House;Carrier-McBrayer House
415 and 423 N. Main St. , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Carrier,Harvey Dewey
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Carson--Andrews Mill and Ben F.W. Andrews House (added 2008 - - #08000495)
Also known as Andrews Mill
Both sides of NC 1007, E., S., and W. of jct. with NC 1796 , Washburn
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Cliffside Public School (added 1998 - - #97001667)
1 N. Main St. , Cliffside
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Draper, Earle Sumner, Asbury, Louis Humbert, Sr.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Historic Person: Erwin, Clyde Atkinson
Significant Year: 1922, 1941, 1920
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Cool Springs High School (added 1999 - - #99000813)
382 W. Main St. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kistler, H.A., Asbury, Louis Humbert
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Work In Progress

East Main Street Historic District (added 2005 - - #05001450)
Roughly along parts of Arlington St., Carolina Ave., N. Magnolia St., S. Magnolia St., E. Main St., McBrayer Court , Forest City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leemon, Clarence M., Roberts, Leah Range
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Forest City Baptist Church (added 1989 - - #89001417)
Also known as First Baptist Church
301 W. Main St. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., McMichael,James M.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Fox Haven Plantation (added 1972 - - #72000996)
SW of Rutherfordton off SR 1157 , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Gilbert Town Historic District (added 2006 - - #06000726)
Also known as Archaeological Site No. 31RF128
Along sections of Rock Rd.-NC 1520 and Old Gilbert Town Rd.-NC 1539 , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Gilbert, William
Significant Year: 1782, 1780, 1790
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Health Care, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Forest, Hospital, Military Facility, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Forest, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Henrietta--Caroleen High School (added 2005 - - #05001451)
Also known as Tri-High; Tri-Community Elementary
2527 NC 221A , Mooresboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Boney, Leslie N., Palmer-Spivey Construction Co.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Ledbetter, James Dexter, House (added 1982 - - #82003511)
Off US 74 , Forest City
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baynard,James Andrew, Ledbetter,James Dexter
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Ledbetter,James Dexter
Significant Year: 1914
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Camp, Single Dwelling

Logan, George W., House (added 1986 - - #86000312)
Also known as Jobe Hill
SR 1555 at US 64 , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Historic Person: Logan,Judge George W.
Significant Year: 1842
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Main Street Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000017)
Rpughly bounded by Blanton Alley, Huntley St., Yarboro St., and Broadway St. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baldwin, James J.
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Meeting Hall, Plaza, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Plaza, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Main Street Historic District (added 1995 - - #95001419)
Also known as See Also:Rutherford County Courthouse
Roughly bounded by Taylor, Court, Washington and W. Third Sts. , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Milburn, Heister & Company, Asbury, Louis H.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Monument/Marker, Post Office, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Monument/Marker, Plaza, Specialty Store

Main Street Historic District (Boundary Expansion) (added 2004 - - #04000585)
Also known as Florence Mill
186 Mill St. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Melton-Davis House (added 2008 - - #08000813)
Also known as Melton, Cannie, House
477 DePriest Rd. , Bostic
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Other
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Melton-Fortune Farmstead (added 1985 - - #85001553)
SR 1006 S of NC 226 , Golden Valley
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering
Cultural Affiliation: American,rural
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Pine Gables (added 1999 - - #99001445)
Also known as Harris Inn
328 Boys Camp Rd. , Lake Lure
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature, Post Office, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object

Rutherford County Courthouse (added 1979 - - #79001749)
Main St. between 2nd and 3rd Sts. , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Asbury,Louis H.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Rutherfordton--Spindale Central High School (added 1993 - - #92001843)
Jct. of Charlotte Rd. (US 74 Bus.) and US 74, NW corner , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

St. Luke's Chapel (added 1991 - - #91001470)
Jct. of Hospital Dr. and Old Twitty Ford Rd. , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Norris,Ethel Wheeler
Significant Year: 1915, 1965, 1908
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Trinity Lutheran Church (added 1972 - - #72000997)
Also known as St. John's Episcopal Church
702 N. Main St. , Rutherfordton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Washburn Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000056)
2401,2426,2436 Bostic-Sunshine Hwy, 1391,1392 Andrews Mill Rd., 126-156, 157 Salem Church Rd. , Bostic
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Department Store, Mortuary, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Department Store, Mortuary, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Washburn Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 2006 - - #05001552)
Also known as Washburn (Bertha)-Davis (Daisy Washburn), House
1037 Gun Club Rd. , Bostic
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Watson, T. Max, House (added 2001 - - #01001110)
297 E. Main St. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

West Main Street Historic District (added 2006 - - #06001142)
121 Cool Springs Dr., 343-499 W. Maine St., 121 Memorial Dr. , Forest City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Asbury, Louis Humbert, Harrill, Chivous Gilmer
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility




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