Dawson Street Residential Historic District

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Dawson Street Residential Historic District
Thomasville GA Dawson Street Res Hist Dist01.jpg
House on N. Dawson
Dawson Street Residential Historic District is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Dawson Street Residential Historic District
Dawson Street Residential Historic District is located in the United States
Dawson Street Residential Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by North Blvd., Madison, Jackson, and Hansell Sts., Thomasville, Georgia
Coordinates30°50′39″N 83°58′55″W / 30.844167°N 83.981944°W / 30.844167; -83.981944Coordinates: 30°50′39″N 83°58′55″W / 30.844167°N 83.981944°W / 30.844167; -83.981944
Area200 acres (0.81 km2)
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #84001251[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 7, 1984

The Dawson Street Residential Historic District, in Thomasville, Georgia, is a 200-acre (0.81 km2) historic district which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. It then included 380 contributing buildings and three contributing sites.[1]

First Church of Christ, Scientist, on N. Dawson St.

It is located to the north of the city's commercial center and its courthouse square. As well as houses, the district includes several churches, two historic cemeteries (one for whites and one for blacks), a historic city park, and pecan orchards associated with some of the houses.[2]

It includes two properties already separately-listed on the National Register:

Also notable in the district are:

  • several rare examples of single pen houses on Broad Street and Lutten Lane
  • Hardeway House (1856), 526 North Dawson Street) designed by builder/architect John Wind
  • 312 North Dawson Street (1905), a "concrete stone" structure built as the administration building for Young's Female Academy.[2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b c Carolyn Brooks (June 13, 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Dawson Street Residential Historic District". National Park Service. Retrieved April 20, 2017. With 55 photos from 1983.

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