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KENTUCKY - Adair County

Adair County Courthouse (added 1974 - - #74000847)
500 Public Sq. , Columbia
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Judson,William Henry, McDonald Brothers
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Archeological Site 15 Ad 33 (added 1978 - - #78001292)
Also known as Whitney Mounds
Address Restricted , Columbia
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Woodland
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD, 1000-1499 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Archeological Site 15 Ad 36 (added 1978 - - #78001295)
Also known as Bledsoe's Cave
Address Restricted , Glens Fork
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Woodland, Archaic
Period of Significance: 9000-10999 BC, 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 3000-4999 BC, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Archeological Site 15 Ad 54 (added 1978 - - #78001293)
Address Restricted , Columbia
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Late Archaic, Early Woodland
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 4000-4499 BC, 3500-3999 BC, 3000-3499 BC, 2500-2999 BC, 2000-2499 BC, 1500-1999 BC, 1000-500 AD, 1000-1499 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Field, John, House (added 1978 - - #78001294)
111 E. Fortune St. , Columbia
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: McDowell,Benjamin, McDowell,James
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Page,Reverend David
Significant Year: 1812, 1836
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Gaither, Dr. Nathan, House (added 1979 - - #79000956)
100 S. High St. , Columbia
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Gaither,Dr. Nathan
Significant Year: 1814
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Giles, Janice Holt and Henry, Log House (added 1997 - - #97001237)
Also known as AD-15;Giles House at Spout Springs
302 Spout Springs Rd. , Knifley
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Giles, Janice Holt
Significant Year: 1957, 1967
Area of Significance: Literature
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Professional, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Trabue, Daniel, House (added 1974 - - #74000848)
299 Jamestown St. , Columbia
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Zion Meetinghouse and School (added 1976 - - #76000843)
Also known as Zion Baptist Church and School
SE of Columbia on KY 55 , Columbia
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, School
Current Function: Unknown




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