Campground Historic District

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Campground Historic District
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A pair of shotgun houses on North Ann Street, both built in 1925
Campground Historic District is located in Alabama
Campground Historic District
Location MobileAlabama
Coordinates 30°41′48.33″N 88°3′59.51″W / 30.6967583°N 88.0665306°W / 30.6967583; -88.0665306Coordinates: 30°41′48.33″N 88°3′59.51″W / 30.6967583°N 88.0665306°W / 30.6967583; -88.0665306
Area 37 acres (15 ha)
Architectural style Queen Anne, Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 05000648[1]
Added to NRHP July 7, 2005

The Campground Historic District is a historic district in the city of Mobile, Alabama, United States. Named for the Old Camp Ground, a military encampment that occupied the property during the American Civil War, this historically African American neighborhood was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 2005.[1] It is roughly bounded by Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Rylands Street, St. Stephens Road, and Ann Street. The district covers 370 acres (1.5 km2) and contains 166 contributing buildings. The houses range from shotgun houses to bungalows and date from the late 19th century to the middle 20th century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Shaun (November 1, 2004). "Campground Historic District". National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. National Park Service. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2014.  See also: "Accompanying photos". Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2014.