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Property Name Skyline Commissary
Reference Number 13000365
State Alabama
County Jackson
Town Scottsboro
Street Address NE Corner of Intersection of Co Rd 25 and Co Rd 107
Multiple Property Submission Name Skyline Farms Resettlement Project, Jackson County, Alabama, 1931 - 1960
Status Listed 6/12/2013
Areas of Significance Politics/Government, Architecture
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000365.pdf
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The Skyline Commissary is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places for its local significance under Criterion A in Politics/Government and under Criterion C for Architecture. The Commissary played a vital role in the New Deal community of Skyline Farms as the cooperative store for the Skyline Farms Cooperative Association. Colonists depended on the store for goods and also saw it as a local gathering place in the heart of the community. The Commissary is also significant as perhaps the most intact stone building constructed at Skyline Farms. The period of significance ranges from its construction in 1935 until 1960. It is being nominated under the Multiple Property Listing, Skyline Farms Resettlement Project, Jackson County, Alabama, 1931-1960.

 

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