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OHIO - Athens County - Historic Districts

Athens County Infirmary
(added 2003 - Athens County - #03000323)
Also known as Athens County Home
13183 OH 13 , Millfield
(1295 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Peoples, David W., Kircher, Charles
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Institutional Housing, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Athens Downtown Historic District
(added 1982 - Athens County - #82003541)
N. Court St. between Carpenter and Union Sts. and Congress and College Sts. , Athens
(215 acres, 88 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: College, Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: College

Athens State Hospital
(added 1980 - Athens County - #80002936)
Also known as Athens Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center
OH 682 and Richland Ave. , Athens
(600 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Institutional Housing
Current Function: Domestic, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital, Institutional Housing

Hocking Valley Coal Company Town Historic District
(added 2007 - Athens County - #07000579)
Jackson Dr. and Arbor Dr. , The Plaines
(34 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Hocking Valley Railway Historic District
(added 1988 - Athens County - #88000451)
Also known as Hocking Valley Scenic Railway;See Also:Haydenville Historic
Roughly between Bridge #494 in Logan and Bridge #629 in Nelsonville , Nelsonville
(1624 acres, 14 buildings, 9 structures, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hocking Valley Railway, Et al.
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related
Current Function: Other, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Nelsonville Historic District
(added 1996 - Athens County - #96000672)
Also known as See Also:Dew House Hotel;Stuart's Opera House
Roughly bounded by Canal, Jefferson, Scott, and Madison Sts. , Nelsonville
(650 acres, 346 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills, William, Moser, John
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Ohio University Campus Green Historic District
(added 1979 - Athens County - #79001783)
Ohio University campus , Athens
(234 acres, 26 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Packard,Frank L., Goodhue,Bertram
Architectural Style: Federal, Colonial Revival, Other
Historic Person: McGuffey,William Holmes,et al.
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing

Weethee Historic District
(added 1980 - Athens County - #80002941)
N of Millfield , Millfield
(90 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Weethee,Daniel,et al.
Significant Year: 1804
Area of Significance: Transportation, Education, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Wolf Plains
(added 1974 - Athens County - #74001399)
Address Restricted , Athens
(23000 acres, 25 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Adena
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields




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