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Particulars for Bivalve Oyster Packing Houses and Docks:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Maritime
Owner Private
Historic Use Processing

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 28th February 1996

Registry Name: Bivalve Oyster Packing Houses and Docks
Registry Address: Shell Rd., Miller and Howard Sts., Commercial Township
Registry Number: 96000079
Resource Type: Building
Theme Group: Marine and Architectural Resources of the Maurice River Cove MPS
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 5
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Commerce, Maritime history
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic Function: Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Processing
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation, Industry, processing, extraction
Current Sub-Function: Water-related Single dwelling

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