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KANSAS - Harvey County - Historic Districts

Newton Main Street Historic District I
(added 2003 - Harvey County - #03001145)
200 thourgh 214 and 203 through 301 N. Main St., Newton
(42 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rose, William
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Library, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Museum

Newton Main Street Historic District II
(added 2003 - Harvey County - #03001146)
411-825 N. Main St. and 414-726 N. Main St., Newton
(110 acres, 55 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Greenbaum, Sam, et. al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Government Office, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Government Office, Meeting Hall, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Theater

Warkentin, Bernhard, Homestead ***
(added 1974 - Harvey County - #74000839)
Also known as Little River Stock Farm;Warkentin Farm
N of Halstead, Halstead
(200 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Haskell,John Gideon
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Historic Person: Warkentin,Bernhard
Significant Year: 1880, 1883, 1874
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Social History, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Energy Facility, Research Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage

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