Alderson Historic District

Roughly, along Monroe St., Riverview Dr., Railroad Ave. and adjacent streets, Alderson, West Virginia

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1993
Reference number
93001231
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Federal; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Engineering; Commerce; Transportation; Education; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person; A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Multiple dwelling; Single dwelling; Business; Meeting hall; City hall
Current functions
Post office; City hall; Religious structure; Business; Multiple dwelling; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1789; 1872; 1885
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 196
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 53

Tags 

18th Century (4,639)
Alderson, West Virginia (4)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1789 (45)
Built during 1780s (695)
Clark Ellis (1)
District (10,504)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Federal (4,600)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Queen Anne (5,131)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)
Walter Martens (2)
West Virginia (1,928)

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