Fairmont Downtown Historic District

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Fairmont Downtown Historic District
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Fairmont Downtown Historic District is located in West Virginia
Fairmont Downtown Historic District
Fairmont Downtown Historic District is located in the US
Fairmont Downtown Historic District
Location Along Jackson, Adams, Washington and Quincy Sts. and Cleveland and Fairmont Aves., Fairmont, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°28′57″N 80°8′39″W / 39.48250°N 80.14417°W / 39.48250; -80.14417Coordinates: 39°28′57″N 80°8′39″W / 39.48250°N 80.14417°W / 39.48250; -80.14417
Area 72 acres (29 ha)
Architect Badgley, Charles G.; Lyons, A. C.
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 95001008[1]
Added to NRHP August 15, 1995

Fairmont Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia. The district includes 97 contributing buildings and two contributing structures in Fairmont's central business district. They are in a variety of late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural styles. Notable buildings include the Watson Building (1909-1911), U.S. Court House and Post Office (1940), Monongahela Valley Traction Freight House (1927), the Jacobs and Hutchinson complex, and the Library (1914). The Marion County Courthouse and Sheriff's House and Robert H. Mollohan-Jefferson Street Bridge are located in the district and listed separately on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rodney Collins and Debra McMillan (March 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fairmont Downtown Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-05.