Cowee--West's Mill Historic District

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Franklin, North Carolina

Historic Document

Cowee--West's Mill Historic District is located in Macon County, North Carolina certified as a historic location on Monday January 08, 2001. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Government, Commerce/Trade, Education, Religion, Funerary, Agriculture/Subsistence, more specifically a Single Dwelling, Post Office, Specialty Store, School, Religious Structure, Cemetery, Storage. Cowee--West's Mill Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Agriculture, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric.

Cowee--West's Mill Historic District Information

Other Name: Macon County MPS
Other Name: Kaw'yi; Cowe
Ownership Type: Private, Local, State
Type of Resource: District
Cultural Affiliation: Mississippian, Cherokee
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1775, 1819, 1875
Level of Governmental Significance: State, Local
Architectural Style:
Restricted Archeological Site: Restricted Site

Cowee--West's Mill Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 3690
Number of historically contributing buildings: 56
Number of historically contributing sites: 8
Number of historically contributing structures: 3
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 23
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 2
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Franklin Historic Locations Macon County Historic Locations North Carolina Historic Locations