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KENTUCKY - Harlan County - Historic Districts

Benham Historic District
(added 1983 - Harlan County - #83002785)
KY 160, Central Ave., McKnight and Cypress Sts. , Benham
(30 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Health Care, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Post Office, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Post Office, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

Cumberland Central Business District
(added 1996 - Harlan County - #96000282)
Roughly bounded by Freeman St., Huff Dr., the Poor Fork of the Cumberland R., Cumberland Ave. and W. Main St. , Cumberland
(80 acres, 52 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Rail-Related, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Rail-Related, Road-Related, Specialty Store

Harlan Commercial District
(added 1986 - Harlan County - #86000461)
Roughly bounded by Mound, Second, Clover, and Main Sts. , Harlan
(85 acres, 41 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Moderne, Early Commercial, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Hotel, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store

Lynch Historic District
(added 2003 - Harlan County - #03000086)
Roughly bounded by city limits, L&N RR bed, Big Looney Cr., Second, Mountain, Highland Terrace, Liberty, and Church Sts., Lynch
(1250 acres, 298 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Invention
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local , Federal , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Post Office, Public Works, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Pine Mountain Settlement School
(added 1978 - Harlan County - #78001337)
E of Bledsoe on KY 510 , Bledsoe
(540 acres, 15 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Pettit,Katherine,et al.
Significant Year: 1913
Area of Significance: Social History, Other-Ethnic, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School




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