Camp Nelson

  • Also Known As: Site numbers 15Js78, 96, 97, 112, 113, 130
  • Also Known As: Structure numbers Js56, Js187

  • Address: US 27
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

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Camp Nelson


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
US Army of the Ohio Engineer Corps Architect
James Hervey Simpson Architect

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Particulars for Camp Nelson:
Cultural Affiliation African American
Military Event American Civil War - Union
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Owner Federal
Structure Type Fortification
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th March 2001

Registry Name: Camp Nelson
Registry Address: US 27
Registry Number: 00000861
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local, State, Federal
Architect: U.S. Army of the Ohio Eng. Corps; Simpson, Lt.Col. J.H.
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Area in Acres: 900
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 31
Contributing Sites: 5
Contributing Structures: 18
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Historic and non-aboriginal, Black
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery
Cultural Affiliation: African American, Union Civil War
Historic Function: Defense, Other
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification, Military facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic, Religion, Agriculture, subsistence, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Museum Agricultural fields Single dwelling Religious structure Cemetery Animal facility Secondary structure

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