Downtown Buckhannon Historic District

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Downtown Buckhannon Historic District
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Buckhannon, West Virginia, December 2006
Downtown Buckhannon Historic District is located in West Virginia
Downtown Buckhannon Historic District
Downtown Buckhannon Historic District is located in the US
Downtown Buckhannon Historic District
Location Portions of E. and W. Main, N. and S. Florida, Locust, N. and S. Kanawha, and Spring Sts., Buckhannon, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°59′38.53″N 80°13′47.8″W / 38.9940361°N 80.229944°W / 38.9940361; -80.229944Coordinates: 38°59′38.53″N 80°13′47.8″W / 38.9940361°N 80.229944°W / 38.9940361; -80.229944
Area 16 acres (6.5 ha)
Built 1894
Architect Albright, Harrison; Hughes, Draper
Architectural style Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Classical Revival
NRHP Reference #

09001196

[1]
Added to NRHP December 30, 2009

Downtown Buckhannon Historic District is a national historic district located at Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia. It encompasses 57 contributing buildings and one contributing structure that include the civic and commercial core of Buckhannon. Most of the buildings in the district date from the late-19th and early-20th century in popular architectural styles, such as Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Classical Revival. Notable buildings include the Presbyterian Church on Locust Street (1879), T. L. Stockert Building (1908), Peoples Bank Building (1910), Upshur County Court House, and U.S. Post Office (1916).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/04/10 through 1/08/10. National Park Service. 2010-01-15. 
  2. ^ David L. Taylor (March 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Buckhannon Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09.