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KENTUCKY - Carter County

Carter Caves Pictograph (15CR60) ** (added 1989 - Site - #89001178)
Also known as 15CR60
Address Restricted, Olive Hill
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Area of Significance: Art, Prehistoric, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Fort Ancient
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature

Kitchen, Van, House (added 1974 - Building - #74000857)
Also known as Horton,Elijah,House
S of Grayson off KY 7, Grayson
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Horton,Elijah
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Olive Hill C & O Depot (added 1992 - Building - #92001487)
Also known as CR-OH-5
Railroad St. S side, W of jct. with Plum St., Olive Hill
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution

Saltpeter Cave ** (added 2001 - Site - #01000743)
Also known as 15CR99
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Entertainment/Recreation
Cultural Affiliation: Euro American
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park

Sellers House and Laboratory Building *** (added 1974 - Building - #74002274)
Also known as Blakemore
S of Grahn, Grahn
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Stick/Eastlake
Historic Person: Sellers,Matthew Bacon
Significant Year: 1908, 1903, 1894
Area of Significance: Invention, Architecture, Science
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Research Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

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