ⓘ Downtown Concord Historic District

Downtown Concord Historic District

ⓘ Downtown Concord Historic District

The Downtown Concord Historic District encompasses most of the commercial heart of downtown Concord, New Hampshire, United States. Incorporated in 1734, Concord became the state capital in 1808 and the seat of Merrimack County in 1823. Economic growth followed, due in part to these government institutions and also to the rise of industry along the Merrimack River, which flows through the city east of the downtown area, and the arrival in the 1840s of the railroad. The New Hampshire State House was built in 1819 south of the traditional center of the city, and the commercial heart of the city began to take shape along the First New Hampshire Turnpike south of the State House. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.

District focused on the North and South main street between Loudon road / centre street on the North hills Avenue in the South. It also includes properties On North state street between pleasant and school streets and some side streets extending one block on either side of the main street. It does not contain NH or its grounds which are listed in the Concord Civic district.

Most of the buildings in the neighborhood were built in the second half of the 19th century. The oldest wood frame building in 1819 wood Upham-Walker frame house on Park Street, which are individually listed in the national register. The first brick commercial building in Concord, Merrimack County Bank building at 47 North main Street, was built in 1808 and altered significantly in the 1860-ies, also separately specified. After the arrival of the railroad, was a rapid construction activities in the 1850s and 1860s, at that time, many of the main streets, a brick building was built.

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