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Alexander Manufacturing Company Mill Village Historic District
(added 2008 - Rutherford County - #08000413)
Roughly bounded by Victory & Wilson Drs., Allen & S. Broadway Sts. , Forest City
(650 acres, 87 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Landscape Architect, Draper, Earle Sumner
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

East Main Street Historic District
(added 2005 - Rutherford County - #05001450)
Roughly along parts of Arlington St., Carolina Ave., N. Magnolia St., S. Magnolia St., E. Main St., McBrayer Court , Forest City
(420 acres, 115 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leemon, Clarence M., Roberts, Leah Range
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Gilbert Town Historic District
(added 2006 - Rutherford County - #06000726)
Also known as Archaeological Site No. 31RF128
Along sections of Rock Rd.-NC 1520 and Old Gilbert Town Rd.-NC 1539 , Rutherfordton
(4595 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Gilbert, William
Significant Year: 1780, 1782, 1790
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Health Care, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Forest, Hospital, Military Facility, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Forest, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Main Street Historic District
(added 2002 - Rutherford County - #02000017)
Rpughly bounded by Blanton Alley, Huntley St., Yarboro St., and Broadway St. , Forest City
(110 acres, 57 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baldwin, James J.
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Meeting Hall, Plaza, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Plaza, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Main Street Historic District
(added 1995 - Rutherford County - #95001419)
Also known as See Also:Rutherford County Courthouse
Roughly bounded by Taylor, Court, Washington and W. Third Sts. , Rutherfordton
(108 acres, 43 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Milburn, Heister & Company, Asbury, Louis H.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Monument/Marker, Post Office, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Monument/Marker, Plaza, Specialty Store

Main Street Historic District (Boundary Expansion)
(added 2004 - Rutherford County - #04000585)
Also known as Florence Mill
186 Mill St. , Forest City
(50 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Pine Gables
(added 1999 - Rutherford County - #99001445)
Also known as Harris Inn
328 Boys Camp Rd. , Lake Lure
(93 acres, 10 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature, Post Office, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object

Washburn Historic District
(added 2002 - Rutherford County - #02000056)
2401,2426,2436 Bostic-Sunshine Hwy, 1391,1392 Andrews Mill Rd., 126-156, 157 Salem Church Rd. , Bostic
(630 acres, 14 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Department Store, Mortuary, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Department Store, Mortuary, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Washburn Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2006 - Rutherford County - #05001552)
Also known as Washburn (Bertha)-Davis (Daisy Washburn), House
1037 Gun Club Rd. , Bostic
(22 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

West Main Street Historic District
(added 2006 - Rutherford County - #06001142)
121 Cool Springs Dr., 343-499 W. Maine St., 121 Memorial Dr. , Forest City
(270 acres, 27 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Asbury, Louis Humbert, Harrill, Chivous Gilmer
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility




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