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KENTUCKY - Shelby County - Historic Districts

Bland Farm
(added 1988 - Shelby County - #88002882)
Vigo Rd., 1 mi. W of Rt. 1005, Bagdad
(41 acres, 8 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Brown, Cameron, Farm
(added 1988 - Shelby County - #88002914)
Also known as Brownlea
KY 55 at Clear Creek, Shelbyville
(320 acres, 13 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

East Shelbyville District
(added 1985 - Shelby County - #85001252)
Roughly E. 3rd St. from Washington to Bradshaw St., Shelbyville
(51 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Stanley,A.O.
Significant Year: 1867
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Hornsby, John A., House (Boundary Increase)
(added 1989 - Shelby County - #88003195)
Also known as Hornsby--Clore Farm;See Also:Hornsby, John A., House
Clore--Jackson Rd., Eminence
(2600 acres, 7 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Historic Person: Hornsby,John A.
Significant Year: 1900, 1887, 1860
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing, Secondary Structure, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing, Secondary Structure, Storage

Lincoln Institute Complex **
(added 1988 - Shelby County - #88002926)
US 60 W of Simpsonville, Simpsonville
(218 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Foster & Tandy, Olmsted,Frederick Law
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education, Black
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Science Hill School
(added 1975 - Shelby County - #75000831)
Also known as Science Hill Inn;Wakefield-Scearce Antique Gallery
Washington St., Shelbyville
(50 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Seventh Street Historic District
(added 1985 - Shelby County - #85001254)
Main and 7th Sts., Shelbyville
(14 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Post Office, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Shelby County Courthouse and Main Street Commercial District
(added 1978 - Shelby County - #78001399)
Also known as See Also:Shelbyville MRA
Roughly bounded by Washington, Clay, 4th and 6th Sts., Shelbyville
(65 acres, 32 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Joseph & Joseph
Architectural Style: Italianate, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse

Shelby County Courthouse and Main Street Commercial District (Boundary Increase) **
(added 1985 - Shelby County - #85000864)
Also known as See Also:Shelby County Courthouse and Main Street Commercial
6th St. from Washington to Main St., Shelbyville
(10 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Waddy Historic District
(added 1988 - Shelby County - #88002921)
Roughly KY 395/Main St. S of the Southern Railroad tracks, Waddy
(73 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Single Dwelling

West Shelbyville District
(added 1985 - Shelby County - #85001273)
Roughly Main from Adair to 8th, Magnolia to Linden, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and Bland Sts., Shelbyville
(480 acres, 158 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late Victorian, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

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