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War of 1812 against Britain begins. United States wins series of naval victories but fails in attempts to invade Canada, British burn Capitol and White House in August 1814.
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KENTUCKY - Mercer County - Historic Districts

Beaumont Avenue Residential District
(added 1989 - Mercer County - #88003359)
338--538 Beaumont Ave. , Harrodsburg
(57 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

College Street Historic District
(added 1979 - Mercer County - #79001023)
Also known as See Also:Doricham
College St. from North Lane to Factory St. , Harrodsburg
(85 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Greek Revival Houses of Mercer County: Lynnwood, Walnut Hall, Glenworth
(added 1978 - Mercer County - #78001388)
Also known as A. H. Bowman House,David Thompson House,Robert Mosby Davis H
N and E of Harrodsburg off US 127 , Harrodsburg
(75 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Historic Person: Bowman,Abram Hite,et al.
Significant Year: 1848, 1850
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Harrodsburg Commercial District
(added 1980 - Mercer County - #80001657)
Roughly bounded by Lexington, Greenville, and Chiles Sts., Moreland and Beaumont Aves. , Harrodsburg
(160 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Colonial Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Library, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

Lexington, Harrodsburg, and Perryville Turnpike Rural Historic District
(added 2003 - Mercer County - #03000087)
US 68 , Harrodsburg
(107260 acres, 162 buildings, 110 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Transportation, Agriculture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

McAfee Farm Historic District
(added 1989 - Mercer County - #88003360)
S of McAfee on Old Louisville Rd. , McAfee
(35 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pioneer Memorial State Park
(added 1989 - Mercer County - #88003377)
Also known as Fort Harrod State Park
College Ave. between Lexington and Poplars Sts. , Harrodsburg
(10 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Shakertown at Pleasant Hill Historic District
(added 1971 - Mercer County - #71000353)
On U.S. 68 , Shakertown and vicinity
(22000 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burnett,Micajah
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture, Religion, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Religious Structure
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum




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