Thomaston Central Historic District

Roughly bounded by Chestnut St., Sixth Ave., Seventh Ave., Short St. and CSX RR., Thomaston, Alabama

A historic district in the town of Thomaston, Alabama.

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Description 

The Thomaston Central Historic District is a historic district in the town of Thomaston, Alabama. Thomaston was founded in 1901, the same year that the B.S. & N.O. Railroad, now CSX Transportation, went through the town. The historic district features examples of Queen Anne and Colonial Revival architecture and is roughly bounded by Chestnut Street, Sixth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, Short Street, and the railroad.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 2000
Reference number
00001023
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Professional; Business; Religious structure; City hall; School; Rail-related
Current functions
Single dwelling; Professional; Business; Religious structure; Government office; School; Rail-related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1886; 1893; 1901
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 74
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 53
Non-contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2020: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • May 26, 2011: Updated by WillyT: Added description

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