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ALABAMA - Colbert County - Historic Districts

Colbert County Courthouse Square Historic District
(added 1973 - Colbert County - #73000338)
Also known as See Also:Tuscumbia Historic District
Roughly bounded by E. and W. 2nd, N. and S. Cave, E. and W. 6th, and N. and S. Indian Sts., Tuscumbia
(720 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Nitrate Village No. 1 Historic District **
(added 1984 - Colbert County - #84000603)
Roughly bounded by Wilson Dam Circle, Wheeler and Wilson Dam Aves., Fontana, and Pickwick Sts., Sheffield
(757 acres, 85 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ewing & Allen, White,J.G.,Engineering Corporation
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Industry, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Seven Mile Island Archeological District ***
(added 1979 - Colbert County - #79003352)
Address Restricted, Sheffield
(8000 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Paleo-Indian, Archaic, Woodland
Period of Significance: 8000-8499 BC, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Village Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Underwater, Unoccupied Land

Tuscumbia Historic District
(added 1985 - Colbert County - #85001158)
Also known as See Also:70000101;73000338;82001603;84000749
Roughly bounded by N. & E. Commons, Eight St. and Spring Rd., Hooks, W. 5th & S. Milton including Steel Bridge, Tuscumbia
(2320 acres, 414 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian, Other
Historic Person: Almon,Edward B.,et. al.
Significant Year: 1825, 1941
Area of Significance: Commerce, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Business, Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, Park, Single Dwelling

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