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Property Name Staff Row and Old Post Area [Boundary Increase)
Reference Number 13000662
State Georgia
County Fulton
Town Atlanta
Street Address 1777 Hardee Avenue SW
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/4/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture, Military
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The Staff Row and Old Post Area Historic District, located on the Fort McPherson military installation in Atlanta, Georgia, was listed on the NRHP under Criterion C in 1974 . The district originally contained 42 contributing resources and represents the historical development of Fort McPherson from 1889-1910. This period marks the date for the earliest known construction in the district and the end of construction following the initial plans and layout for Fort McPherson. The Staff Row and Old Post Area Historic District [boundary increase] is significant as a concentration of historic properties associated with the establishment and development of Fort McPherson as an important American military installation during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This addition to the district helps define the growth and expansion of Fort McPherson during the period of significance, 1887 to 1959.


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