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
+31.89314, -85.1457731°53'35" N, 85°08'45" W
Quadrangle map:Eufaula North
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
- 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