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1863
January 1. President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation granting freedom to slaves in southern states.
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VIRGINIA - Tazewell County

Big Crab Orchard Site (added 1980 - - #80004230)
Also known as Pisgah Church;Fort Witten;Big Crab Orchard
Address Restricted , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Aboriginal, Military, Prehistoric, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: English,Frontier, Late Woodland, American,Frontier
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Fortification, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Museum, Park

Bull Thistle Cave Archeological Site (44TZ92) (added 1987 - - #87001531)
Also known as 44 TZ 92
Address Restricted , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Late Woodland
Period of Significance: 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Conservation Area, Graves/Burials
Current Function: Funerary, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Graves/Burials

Burke's Garden Central Church And Cemetery (added 1979 - - #79003092)
Also known as Burke's Garden Lutheran Church
SE of Burke's Garden on VA 623 , Burke's Garden
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Art, European, Exploration/Settlement, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Burke's Garden Rural Historic District (added 1986 - - #86000306)
Also known as 44TZ6;44TZ61-44TZ87;44TZ89-44TX91;See Also:Burke's Garden Ce
Valley encircled by Garden Mountain , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Prehistoric, Agriculture
Cultural Affiliation: Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland
Period of Significance: 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Chimney Rock Farm (added 1982 - - #82004607)
Also known as The Willows
VA 91 , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Clinch Valley Roller Mills (added 1984 - - #84000056)
Also known as VHLC File No. 92-17
River Street Dr. , Cedar Bluff
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Work In Progress

Indian Paintings (added 1969 - - #69000284)
Address Restricted , Maiden Spring
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Art, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Native American
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Conservation Area
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area

Maiden Spring (added 1994 - - #94000987)
Also known as VDHR File No. 92-02
Jct. of VA 609 and VA 91 , Pounding Mill
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Natural Feature, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Moore, Capt. James, Homestead (added 2002 - - #02001363)
VA 644 , Boissevain
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Old Kentucky Turnpike Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000829)
Also known as 184-0001;See Also:Clinch Valley Roller Mills
Along Indian Creek Rd., Old Kentucky Tnpk., College Hill Rd. and Cedar Valley Dr. , Cedar Bluff
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cubine, Thomas
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Peery, Gov. George C.
Significant Year: 1873
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Meeting Hall, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Pocahontas Historic District (added 1972 - - #72001418)
Corporate boundaries of Pocahontas including cemetery , Pocahontas and
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Southwest Virginia Improvement Co.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Pocahontas Mine No. 1 (added 1994 - - #94001651)
Also known as Baby Mine;see also:Pocahontas Historic District
Rt. 659, Reedsville Hollow Rd. , Pocahontas
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Warehouse

Richlands Historic District (added 2007 - - #07000394)
Also known as VDHR# 148-5014
Includes portions of Front, Second, Third, Fourth Sts., and Grayson Ave., Lee St., Washington Sq. and Suffolk Ave. , Richlands
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Medical Business/Office, Post Office, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Library, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Sanders, Walter McDonald, House (added 2002 - - #02001370)
Also known as 143-5022
College Ave. , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Museum

St. Clair, Alexander, House (added 1982 - - #82004606)
W of Bluefield on VA 650 , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hawkins,Thomas Masten
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Tazewell Avenue Historic District (added 2010 - - #10000147)
Also known as VDHR# 148-5020
Tazewell Ave, Fairfax Ave, Front St., Second St., Third St., & Fourth St , Richlands
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brown, Joe, F Fields, W. W., Sr.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Vacant/Not In Use

Tazewill Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000519)
Also known as 158-0005
Main, Church, Tower, and Pine Sts., and Central Ave. , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bryan, Andrew J., Pierce, William
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Post Office, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Post Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Thompson, George Oscar, House (added 1982 - - #82004608)
Also known as Sam Ward Bishop House
U.S. 604 , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hawkins,Thomas Mastin
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Williams House (added 1983 - - #83003319)
Also known as The Clinch Valley Coal and Iron Company
102 Suffolk Ave. , Richlands
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Wynn, James, House (added 1992 - - #92001368)
Also known as VDHR File No. 158-07;Peery House
408 S. Elk St. , Tazewell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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