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NORTH CAROLINA - Transylvania County - Historic Districts

Backus, E. M., Lodge
(added 1988 - Transylvania County - #88000689)
Also known as Camp Toxaway;Canaan Land
Cold Mountain Gap Rd. , Lake Toxaway, vicinty
(206 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Biltmore Forest School
(added 1974 - Transylvania County - #74001377)
Also known as Cradle of Forestry in America
NW of Brevard off U.S. 276 in Pisgah National Forest , Brevard
(100 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Conservation, Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Education, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Research Facility, Unoccupied Land
Current Function: Education, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Research Facility, Unoccupied Land

East Main Street Historic District
(added 2009 - Transylvania County - #09000638)
249-683 and 768 East Main St.; 6-7 Rice St.; St. Phillip's Ln.; 1-60 Woodside Dr.; and 33 Deacon Ln. , Brevard
(470 acres, 14 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Gaines, Henry I.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Hotel, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Hotel, Outdoor Recreation, Professional, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Galloway, Flem, House
(added 1995 - Transylvania County - #95000137)
NC 1388 W side, 2 mi. S of jct. with NC 1129 , Calvert
(13 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Orr, Joshua, Galloway, John Flemming
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Main Street Historic District
(added 2002 - Transylvania County - #02000945)
Roughly bounded by Gaston St., England St., Probart St., and Jordan St. , Brevard
(130 acres, 32 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kilpatrick, Robert P., Stillwell, Erie
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Department Store, Financial Institution, Fire Station, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Department Store, Financial Institution, Professional, Restaurant




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