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VIRGINIA - Giles County - Historic Districts

Greater Newport Rural Historic District
(added 2000 - Giles County - #00000489)
Also known as 035-0412
Roughly bounded by US 460 and VA 42, 601, 603, 604, 605 and 700. , Newport
(213710 acres, 737 buildings, 25 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Heyword E. Henderson, Moody, William Lewis, Jr.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Federal , Local , State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Department Store, Religious Structure, Research Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Civic, Hotel, Religious Structure, Religious Structure, Research Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Newport Historic District
(added 1994 - Giles County - #94000059)
Also known as 35-151
Area surrounding Greenbriar Branch Rd. and VA 42 , Newport
(350 acres, 50 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Professional, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Pearisburg Historic District
(added 1992 - Giles County - #92000004)
Also known as DHR File No. 279-12;See Also:Giles County Courthouse
Roughly, Wenonah Ave. from Tazewell St. to Main St. and adjacent parts of N. and S. Main , Pearisburg
(40 acres, 18 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mercer,Thomas
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Colonial Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Commerce, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Correctional Facility, Hotel, Plaza, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Correctional Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Plaza, Religious Structure




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