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Historic Landmark District

The Marshall Historic District comprises an outstanding collection of remarkably intact nineteenth and early twentieth century architecture in a small-scale American city.

SIGNIFICANCE

The city once served as the bustling commercial, political and social center of the surrounding agrarian region. The district is a virtual encyclopedia of America’s most popular styles during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Italian Villa, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Beaux-Arts Classical and Art Deco. Most houses are built of wood, but many are executed in brick or yellowish-brown Marshall sandstone quarried locally.

DESIGNATION(S)

1991, National Historic Landmark

SIGNIFICANT DATE(S)

1830-1930, era in which buildings were constructed

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