Old Town Historic District (Harrisonburg, Virginia)

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Old Town Historic District
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Old Town Historic District (Harrisonburg, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Old Town Historic District (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Old Town Historic District (Harrisonburg, Virginia) is located in the US
Old Town Historic District (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Location Roughly bounded by Cantrell Ave., Ott, Water & S. Main Sts., Harrisonburg, Virginia
Coordinates 38°26′44.3″N 78°51′58.8″W / 38.445639°N 78.866333°W / 38.445639; -78.866333Coordinates: 38°26′44.3″N 78°51′58.8″W / 38.445639°N 78.866333°W / 38.445639; -78.866333
Area 98.5 acres (39.9 ha)
Built 1850
Architect Collins, Samuel; et al.
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 08000026[1]
VLR # 115-5001
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 14, 2008
Designated VLR September 5, 2007[2]

The Old Town Historic District is an area located near downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia, that has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was added in March 2008. The area covers from northeast of James Madison University up to the area of Woodbine Cemetery.[3] A map is provided below.

Plans for the area include an upscale and ethnic restaurants in restored historic structures, shops, antiques and boutiques, museums, art galleries, and a cultural arts district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.heritagecenter.com/cemeteries/cem/cem218.html