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NORTH CAROLINA - Wilkes County

Brown-Cowles House and Cowles Law Office (added 1982 - - #82003522)
Also known as Paul Osborne House and Law and Bride Cottage
200 and 106 E. Main St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Federal
Historic Person: Cowles,William H.H.,et al.
Significant Year: 1871
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Law, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Claymont Hill (added 1985 - - #85002369)
Also known as Albert L. Hendrix House
W side of SR 2303 along Ronda-Clingman Rd. , Ronda
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Law, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Cleveland, Robert, Log House (added 1972 - - #72001003)
E of Purlear near jct. of SR 1300 and 1317 , Purlear
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Main Street Historic District (added 2003 - - #03000392)
Roughly the 800 and 900 Blks of Main St. , North Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Benton and Benton
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Correctional Facility, Financial Institution, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Downtown Wilkesboro Historic District (added 2009 - - #09000290)
Bounded roughly by Cowles and Corporation Sts., Henderson Dr., and Woodland Blvd. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wheeler, McMichael and Co.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Government, Government, Government, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Fire Station, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Elkin Creek Mill (added 1982 - - #82003521)
SR 2045 , West Elkin
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Stimpson,L. T.,et al.
Significant Year: 1896
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Work In Progress

Federal Building (added 1982 - - #82003523)
Also known as Wilkes County Board of Education Building
201 W. Main St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wetmore,James A.
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Post Office
Current Function: Education

Ferguson, J. T., Store (added 1982 - - #82003524)
Also known as Ferguson Store or Parker Electric Co.
11 E. Main St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mesker Bros. Front Builders
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Finley, Thomas B., House (added 2008 - - #08000415)
Also known as The Oaks
1014 E St. , North Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bonniwell, Norma
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Finley, Thomas B., Law Office (added 1982 - - #82003525)
Also known as J.F. Jordan Law Office
Broad and North Sts. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Finley,Thomas B.,et al.
Area of Significance: Law, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Professional
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Hemphill, J. L., House (added 1982 - - #82003526)
Also known as Lowe House or Woodie House
203 N. Brook St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hemphill,J.L.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Holbrook Farm (added 1978 - - #78001985)
W of Traphill on SR 1743 , Traphill
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hubbard, Benjamin, House (added 2009 - - #08001390)
US 18 on the N., one mile E. of NC 1106 , Moravian Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Johnson-Hubbard House (added 1982 - - #82003527)
113 E. Main St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Old Wilkes County Jail (added 1971 - - #71000628)
N. Bridge St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Southern Railway Depot (added 2004 - - #04000965)
Jct. of Ninth St. and CBD Loop , North Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Cemetery (added 1982 - - #82001308)
Cowles St. between Woodland Blvd. and West St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Stokes, Montfort, House (added 1999 - - #72001537)
SR 1144, W of SR 1143 , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Historic Person: Stokes,Montfort
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Traphill Historic District (added 1980 - - #80002905)
SR 1002 and SR 1749 , Traphill
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unnkown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church School, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Library, Single Dwelling

Wilkes County Courthouse (added 1979 - - #79001764)
E. Main St. between Bridge and Broad Sts. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cooper,L.W., & Co., Wheeler & Runge
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Wilkes Hosiery Mills (added 2008 - - #08000369)
407 F. St. , North Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Foster and Allen, Bilberstein & Bowles
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (added 1982 - - #82003528)
205 E. Main St. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dameron,D.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Wilkesboro-Smithey Hotel (added 1982 - - #82003529)
Also known as Smithey Hotel or Smithey's Department Store
Broad and E. Main Sts. , Wilkesboro
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mesker Bros. Front Builders
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Smithey,Nikeard Bruce
Significant Year: 1906, 1891
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Village Site
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Single Dwelling, Village Site




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