Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I

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Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I
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Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I
Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I is located in South Carolina
Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I
Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I is located in the United States
Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I
LocationOff U.S. 1/78, Aiken, South Carolina
Coordinates33°32′59″N 81°44′29″W / 33.54972°N 81.74139°W / 33.54972; -81.74139Coordinates: 33°32′59″N 81°44′29″W / 33.54972°N 81.74139°W / 33.54972; -81.74139
Area1,800 acres (730 ha)
Built1948
ArchitectMultiple
MPSAiken Winter Colony TR
NRHP reference #84000484[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 27, 1984

Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I, is located in Aiken, South Carolina,[2][3] It is noteworthy in that it is viewed as the district most closely identified with the history of the Aiken Winter Colony. The area features over 30 properties, many of which are large impressive mansions with stables. Most of the properties were constructed between 1882 and 1948. It is possible to enjoy the district via “from the street,” but note that many of the properties and mansions are either fenced, or otherwise protected by shrubs and stately trees. Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. November 27, 1984. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Aiken Winter Colony Historic District I, Aiken County (Aiken)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 26 November 2012.