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OHIO - Athens County

Athens B & O Train Depot (added 1983 - - #83001944)
Depot St. , Athens
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Athens County Infirmary (added 2003 - - #03000323)
Also known as Athens County Home
13183 OH 13 , Millfield
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 - - #82003541)
N. Court St. between Carpenter and Union Sts. and Congress and College Sts. , Athens
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 Governmental Buildings (added 1979 - - #79001782)
E. State, E. Washington, Court, and W. Union Sts , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Taylor,James Knox, Unkefer,John G.,& Co.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italian Villa, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Post Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Library, Single Dwelling

Athens State Hospital (added 1980 - - #80002936)
Also known as Athens Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center
OH 682 and Richland Ave. , Athens
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

Athens State Hospital Cow Barn (added 1978 - - #78002003)
Also known as Athens State Hospital Dairy Barn
SW of Athens off U.S. 33 , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Beasley Building (added 1982 - - #82001358)
Also known as The Beasley;F.J. Beasley Milling & Wholesale Co.
93 W. Union St. , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Blackwood Covered Bridge (added 1978 - - #78002004)
S of Athens on SR 46 , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Clester, Joseph, House (added 1980 - - #80002940)
Also known as Kenneth and Patricia Light House
SE of Chauncey on SR 111 , Chauncey
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
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

Dew House (added 1978 - - #78002006)
Also known as Hotel Dew;Ohio House
Public Sq. , Nelsonville
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business

Federalton (added 1976 - - #76001369)
Also known as Stewart-Murphree House
51 State St. , Stewart
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Stewart,Daniel
Significant Year: 1817
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Herrold, Thomas Jefferson, House and Store (added 1980 - - #80002937)
234 W. Washington St. , Athens
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Herrold,Thomas J.,et al.
Significant Year: 1882
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Hocking Valley Coal Company Town Historic District (added 2007 - - #07000579)
Jackson Dr. and Arbor Dr. , The Plaines
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 - - #88000451)
Also known as Hocking Valley Scenic Railway;See Also:Haydenville Historic
Roughly between Bridge #494 in Logan and Bridge #629 in Nelsonville , Nelsonville
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

Kidwell Covered Bridge (added 1977 - - #77001042)
1 mi. N of Truetown , Truetown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Manasseh Cutler Hall, Ohio University (added 1966 - - #66000604)
Also known as College Edifice
Ohio University campus , Athens
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Mount Zion Baptist Church (added 1980 - - #80002938)
Congress and Carpenter Sts. , Athens
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Nelsonville Historic District (added 1996 - - #96000672)
Also known as See Also:Dew House Hotel;Stuart's Opera House
Roughly bounded by Canal, Jefferson, Scott, and Madison Sts. , Nelsonville
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 - - #79001783)
Ohio University campus , Athens
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

Palos Covered Bridge (added 1977 - - #77001041)
1 mi. N of Gloucester off OH 13 , Glouster
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Savage-Stewart House (added 1980 - - #80002939)
Also known as Ackley Farm
SE of Canaanville on U.S. 50 , Canaanville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Sheltering Arms Hospital (added 1982 - - #82003542)
Clark St. , Athens
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Science, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Stuart's Opera House (added 1978 - - #78002007)
Public Sq. and Washington St. , Nelsonville
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Music Facility, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business

Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6 (added 1978 - - #78002005)
Also known as Poston 6 Mine
E of East Millfield , East Millfield
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Economics, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Weethee Historic District (added 1980 - - #80002941)
N of Millfield , Millfield
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

White's-Vale Mill (added 1982 - - #82003543)
OH 682 , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: White,E.S.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store

Wolf Plains (added 1974 - - #74001399)
Address Restricted , Athens
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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Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad
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