Paris Historic District

Paris Historic District is a national historic district located at Paris, Fauquier County, Virginia. It encompasses 53 contributing resources in the rural village of Paris. The district includes primarily residences, although the district also includes some commercial buildings, churches, a former school, and a cemetery. Fifty-two of the 53 contributing resources are already listed as part of the Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District. Notable buildings include "Wagoner's Stand" (c. 1820), the Josiah Murray House (c. 1820), the William Peck House, Old Paris Meeting House (c. 1830), the Willis-Carr House (c. 1840), the former Rogers Store (c. 1850), and Trinity United Methodist Church (1892).[3]

Paris Historic District
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Ashby Inn
Paris Historic District is located in Northern Virginia
Paris Historic District
Paris Historic District is located in Virginia
Paris Historic District
Paris Historic District is located in the United States
Paris Historic District
LocationArea inc. Federal St. and parts of Republican St. and Gap Run Rd., Paris, Virginia
Coordinates39°00′16″N 77°47′50″W / 39.00444°N 77.79722°W / 39.00444; -77.79722Coordinates: 39°00′16″N 77°47′50″W / 39.00444°N 77.79722°W / 39.00444; -77.79722
Arealess than one acre
Built1786 (1786)
ArchitectHanes, Henry S.; Hinson, Ambrose
Architectural styleFederal, Gothic Revival, et al.
NRHP reference No.07000192[1]
VLR No.030-0222
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 21, 2007
Designated VLRMarch 21, 2007[2]
Wagoner's Stand

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Maral S. Kalbian and Margaret T. Peters (June 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Paris Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map

External linksEdit

  Media related to Paris Historic District at Wikimedia Commons