Washington Street Historic District

Washington St. from Wills Creek to mid 600 block, including Prospect Square, Cumberland, Maryland

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Allegany County Library

Originally the Allegany County Academy. Used as a hospital during the Civil War.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in August 2015

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 6, 1973
Reference number
73000884
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Queen Anne; Federal
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Professional; Single dwelling; Business
Current functions
Professional; Single dwelling; Business
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 100
Non-contributing buildings: 5
Non-contributing sites: 2

Tags 

Allegany County, Maryland (52)
Brick (42,462)
Cumberland, Maryland (25)
District (10,418)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Federal (4,590)
John Notman (11)
Maryland (1,783)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Queen Anne (5,121)
Slate (5,715)
Victorian (19,697)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2016: New photos from Jim Allen
  • August 20, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen

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