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KENTUCKY - Simpson County

Cedars, The (added 1996 - - #95001516)
812 E. Cedar St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Duncan House (added 1982 - - #82001576)
301 N. Main St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Franklin Downtown Commercial District (added 1983 - - #83002873)
Also known as See also:Franklin Downtown Commercial District (Boundary Inc
Roughly Main and College Sts. between Washington and Madison Sts. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Specialty Store

Franklin Downtown Commercial District (Boundary Increase) (added 1983 - - #83002874)
Also known as See Also:Franklin Downtown Commercial District
200 S. Main and 207 S. College Sts. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Franklin Grade and High School (added 2010 - - #09001312)
Also known as Williams Hall
513 W. Madison St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Goodnight House (added 1977 - - #77000647)
Also known as Judge Isaac Herschel Goodnight & Mrs. Ella Hoy Goodnight
201 S. Main St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: McDonald Brothers
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Goodnight,Isaac Herschel,et al.
Significant Year: 1893
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Hampton Hall (added 1996 - - #95001519)
Also known as SI-44
6240 Bowling Green Rd. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Hargis House (added 1996 - - #95001518)
Also known as SI-F-72
300 E. Cedar St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brown, Alex W.
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Harristown Historic District (added 1996 - - #95001515)
Roughly bounded by Walker Ave., Bell St., W. Washington St. and West St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social, Vacant/Not In Use
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Mortuary, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Moore, Randolph Gilbert, House (added 1996 - - #95001517)
Also known as Moore,Gilbertine Douglass,House;SI-F-#71
321 S. College St. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Moore, Randolph Gilbert
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Octagon Hall (added 1980 - - #80001667)
Also known as Andrew Jackson Caldwell House
SE of Franklin on KY 31W , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Simpson County Courthouse (added 1980 - - #80001668)
KY 73 , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: McDonald Brothers
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Sinking Creek Cave System (added 1983 - - #83002875)
Also known as 15Si9
Address Restricted , Franklin
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: middle archaic
Period of Significance: 5000-5499 BC, 4500-4999 BC, 4000-4499 BC, 3500-3999 BC, 3000-3499 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Triple Pine Farm (added 1996 - - #95001520)
Also known as Hampton,Andrew Jackson,House;SI-#46
5945 Bowling Green Rd. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Department Store, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

West Cedar Street Historic District (added 1996 - - #95001514)
W. Cedar St., N and S sides, between N. High and West Sts. , Franklin
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Work In Progress
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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