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Property Name Mystic Bank
Reference Number 14000476
State Connecticut
County New London
Town Old Mystic
Street Address 39 Main Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 8/8/2014
Areas of Significance ARCHITECTURE, COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Link to full file https://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/14000476.pdf
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The Mystic Bank is locally significant under Criterion C (a property [that] embodies the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, or method of construction) as an example of a well-preserved, Greek Revival-style bank building constructed in brick. It is also locally significant under Criterion A (a property [that] is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history) as its closure in 1887 demonstrates the changing settlement patterns in the area.

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