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NORTH CAROLINA - McDowell County - Historic Districts

Depot Historic District
(added 1991 - McDowell County - #91000293)
SE end Depot St., bounded on S by Southern RR tracks, and 111 Railroad St. S of tracks , Marion
(23 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Chicago
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Warehouse

Main Street Historic District
(added 1991 - McDowell County - #91000292)
Also known as See Also:McDowell County Courthouse
Roughly bounded by US 70 and Garden, State and Logan Sts. , Marion
(210 acres, 36 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stillwell,Erle
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Chicago
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Financial Institution, Hotel, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Financial Institution, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

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