Boatyard Historic District

SW of Kingsport on Holston and S. Fork of Holston River, Kingsport, Tennessee


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 12, 1973
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Federal
Areas of significance
Commerce; Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Military; Transportation; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Department store; Water-related; Single dwelling; Fortification; Road-related; Battle site
Current functions
Village site; Garden; Single dwelling; Monument/marker; Manufacturing facility
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1775; 1776; 1864
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7
Contributing sites: 4
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1


18th Century (4,616)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1775 (64)
Built during 1770s (543)
District (10,322)
Federal (4,582)
Kingsport, Tennessee (21)
Limestone (8,192)
Native American heritage (293)
Private owner (54,396)
Stone (26,162)
Tennessee (2,834)
Victorian (19,697)