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MARYLAND - Kent County - Historic Districts

Betterton Historic District
(added 1984 - Kent County - #84001805)
Roughly bounded by Sassafras River, Gut Marsh, 6th, and Ericsson Aves. , Betterton
(2850 acres, 157 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Business, Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, Park, Single Dwelling

Chestertown Historic District
(added 1970 - Kent County - #70000263)
Roughly bounded by Maple Ave., Chester River, Cannon and Cross Sts. , Chestertown
(0 acres, 50 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Chestertown Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1984 - Kent County - #84001808)
Also known as See Also:Chestertown Historic District;Denton House;Widehall
Roughly bounded by Chester River, Lynchberg, and Cannon Sts., College Ave., Philosophers and Riverside Terrs. , Chestertown
(1440 acres, 434 buildings, 20 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Gothic Revival, Georgian
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Lauretum
(added 1997 - Kent County - #97000926)
Also known as K-29
954 High St. , Chestertown
(60 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pippin, R.K. & Sons, Lind, Edmund George
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Vickers, Harrison W.
Significant Year: 1881
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling

Still Pond Historic District
(added 2009 - Kent County - #09000645)
Also known as K-701
Still Pond Rd., Old Still Pond Rd., Main St., Medders Rd., Maple Ave., Trustee St. , Still Pond
(620 acres, 70 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Post Office, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Government, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Post Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Thornton
(added 2005 - Kent County - #05001428)
Also known as K-195
10618 Perkins Hill Rd. , Chestertown
(3520 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, 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
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage




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