|South Carolina Department of Archives and History|
|National Register Properties in South Carolina
Gaffney Residential Historic District, Cherokee County (Gaffney)
|209 S. Johnson St.||227 E. Jefferies St.||223 E. Jefferies St.||218 E. Jefferies St.||121 S. Petty St.|
|222 S. Petty St.||225 S. Limestone St.||302 S. Limestone St.||323 S. Limestone St.||119 College Dr.|
|355 College Dr.||405 College Dr.|| Turner House
530 Rutledge Ave.
|520 Rutledge Ave.||427 Rutledge Ave.|
|402 College Dr.||356 College Dr.|| Byers House
504 S. Johnson St.
|506 S. Johnson St.||228 S. Rutledge Ave.|
|202 Rutledge Ave.||505 S. Petty St.||425 S. Petty St.|
The Gaffney Residential Historic District contains 111 contributing resources in an 18 block area. Although some infill construction has taken place in the past 50 years, the majority of the resources were built between ca. 1890 and ca.1930. Most of these resources are houses sited on large urban lots and oriented towards wide, tree-lined streets. Homes are generally of frame or brick construction with fine examples of the Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical, Victorian and Bungalow styles as well as traditional vernacular forms. The majority of the buildings have been well maintained and the district basically retains its early twentieth century character. The residential historic district is the largest concentration of historic residential architecture remaining in Gaffney. Included in the district are homes of textile mill executives, merchants, and other professionals who lived in Gaffney during its boom period at the turn of the century. Listed in the National Register March 27, 1986.
View a map showing the boundaries of the Gaffney Residential Historic District.
View the complete text of the nomination form for this National Register property. In addition, the Historic Resources of Gaffney, ca. 1820-ca. 1935 includes historical background information for this and other related National Register properties.
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