Downtown Martinsburg Historic District

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Downtown Martinsburg Historic District
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Downtown Martinsburg Historic District, 2000
Downtown Martinsburg Historic District is located in West Virginia
Downtown Martinsburg Historic District
Downtown Martinsburg Historic District is located in the United States
Downtown Martinsburg Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by W. Race, Water, Stephen, and Charles Sts., Martinsburg, West Virginia
Coordinates39°27′28″N 77°57′59″W / 39.45778°N 77.96639°W / 39.45778; -77.96639Coordinates: 39°27′28″N 77°57′59″W / 39.45778°N 77.96639°W / 39.45778; -77.96639
Area139 acres (56 ha)
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleGothic, Italianate, Queen Anne
MPSBerkeley County MRA
NRHP reference #80004416 [1]
Added to NRHPDecember 10, 1980

Downtown Martinsburg Historic District is a national historic district located at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It encompasses 281 contributing buildings, it includes government and industrial buildings, several schools, firehouses, and churches, the two main commercial and professional areas along Queen and King Streets, a major hospital, and surrounding residential areas. The buildings reflect a number of popular 19th-century architectural styles including Gothic Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
  2. ^ unknown. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Martinsburg Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.