Shake Rag Historic District

Roughly bounded by US 31W Bypass, Chestnut St., E. 5ht Ave. and College St., Bowling Green, Kentucky


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 18, 2000
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman; Victorian: Second Empire;
Area of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Plaza; School; Business; Multiple dwelling; Educational related housing
Current functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Plaza; Business; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1867; 1875; 1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 45
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 18
Non-contributing sites: 2

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2013: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger