Tazewell Historic District

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Tazewell Historic District
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Tazewell County Courthouse and Civil War Memorial, April 2006
Tazewell Historic District is located in Virginia
Tazewell Historic District
Location Main, Church, Tower, and Pine Sts., and Central Ave., Tazewell, Virginia
Coordinates 37°07′03″N 81°31′15″W / 37.11750°N 81.52083°W / 37.11750; -81.52083Coordinates: 37°07′03″N 81°31′15″W / 37.11750°N 81.52083°W / 37.11750; -81.52083
Area 67 acres (27 ha)
Built 1866 (1866)
Architect Pierce, William; Bryan, Andrew J.
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 02000519[1]
VLR # 158-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 16, 2002
Designated VLR December 5, 2001[2]

Tazewell Historic District is a national historic district located at Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia. The district encompasses 112 contributing buildings in central business district and surrounding residential area of the town of Tazewell. The most notable building is the Tazewell County Courthouse. It was built in 1874, and rebuilt in 1913 in a Classical Revival style. Other notable buildings include the Old Jail (c. 1832), Clinch Valley News Building, Stras Memorial Episcopal Church (1884), Tazewell Christian Church (1898), Clinch Valley Bank (1889), J. A. Greever Building (1914), Greever and Gillespie Law Office Building (1897), Tazewell High School (1931), Tazewell Masonic Lodge #62 (1931), Tazewell Post Office (1936), and Tazewell Presbyterian Church (1924, 1959).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Gibson Worsham (February 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Tazewell Historic District". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying two photos and Accompanying map