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Hendersonville in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District

 
 
Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
1. Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker
Inscription. This district portrays a cohesive grouping of commercial, residential and transportation related structures typical of late 19th and early 20th century development. The first depot, established with train service in 1879, was replaced with the current depot, ca. 1902. The oldest structure in the district is the J.W. Bailey House, ca. 1898, at 742 N. Grove Street. The oldest commercial building is 407 Seventh Avenue, ca. 1905. The district with 32 contributing structures is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Location. 35° 19.271′ N, 82° 27.435′ W. Marker is in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Maple Street, on the right when traveling east on 7th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hendersonville NC 28792, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Syndicate Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clarke Hardware Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kirk Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Queen Theater (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. C. Penny Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); 412-414 N. Main
Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker, looking northeast along 7th Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
2. Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker, looking northeast along 7th Avenue
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ewbank & Ewbank Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commercial Bank Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hendersonville.
 
Regarding Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District. National Register of Historic Places:
Seventh Avenue Depot District (added 1989 - District - #89000029)
Seventh Ave. between Grove and Ash, Hendersonville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Hotel, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable Places
 
Seventh Avenue Depot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
3. Seventh Avenue Depot
Seventh Avenue Depot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
4. Seventh Avenue Depot
home to the Model Railroad Club
Seventh Avenue Depot trackside image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
5. Seventh Avenue Depot trackside
Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker, looking southwest along 7th Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
6. Seventh Avenue Depot Historic District Marker, looking southwest along 7th Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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