Lore Historic District

Bounded by Eufaula Ave., and Browder, Livingston, and Barbour Sts., Eufaula, Alabama

The second-largest historic district in Alabama.


East Broad Street Businesses

Photo taken by Michael Miller in September 2017



Street Views 


The Seth Lore and Irwinton Historic District is the second-largest historic district in Alabama. It is located in Eufaula, Barbour County. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

With over 700 historic and architecturally significant structures, the District includes Alabama's most coherent collection of intact mid-to-late 19th century small town commercial buildings, as well as the state's most extensive collection of domestic Italianate architecture.

The period of architectural, commercial, industrial and political significance is from 1825 to 1949.

Architectural styles include Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian, Classical Revival, Gothic Revival, and Greek Revival.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 12, 1973
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 71
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2017: New photo from Michael Miller
  • June 26, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • May 23, 2011: Updated by WillyT: Added Discription

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