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Walnut Street Historic District - Florence, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 48.282 W 087° 40.421
16S E 438379 N 3851592
Quick Description: This historic marker is located in the historic district on North Walnut Street near East Tuscaloosa Street, Florence, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2013 12:50:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMHG0P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The marker reads:

Walnut Street Historic District


Walnut Street began as a residential area in the national economic boom of the 1880s and 1890s and continued its development through the 1920s. Industries and businesses grew in Florence, the population of the city increased, and business and professional people built their homes in this typical residential neighborhood. The street remains intact and reflects the changes in architectural styles form 1890s Victorian to the 1920s bungalow. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama.
Marker Name: Walnut Street Historic District

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
The Walnut Street Historic District web site is at http://www.walnutst.org/history.html Walnut Street Historic District National Register of Historic Place: The boundary has been increase twice. Walnut Street Historic District (added 1976 - - #76000337) Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899 Owner: Private Historic Function: Domestic Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling Current Function: Domestic Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling


Date Dedicated / Placed: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

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