Water Street Historic District

River Side Dr. from property E of Frankfort St. W to include property W of Ferry St., Augusta, Kentucky


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 September 24, 1975
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Victorian: Second Empire; Victorian: Stick/Eastlake
Areas of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric; Commerce; Transportation; Education; Politics/Government; Architecture; Religion; Performing Arts
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person; D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
1812; 1855; 1880
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 24


19th Century (37,629)
Augusta, Kentucky (22)
Bracken County, Kentucky (32)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1812 (121)
Built during 1810s (1,400)
District (10,386)
Kentucky (4,307)
Limestone (8,192)
Second Empire (1,062)
Stick/Eastlake (868)
Stone (26,161)
Victorian (19,697)