Downtown Cherryville highlights list of sites added to national historic register

The myriad traditions and characteristics that make Cherryville stand apart has never been in question.

Now the city’s downtown can hang its hat on another achievement that serves as a further testament to its historic significance.

The Cherryville Downtown Historic District has become the latest area to be added to the National Register of Historic Places. The news is being celebrated this month by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, after a state advisory committee and historic preservation authorities approved Cherryville’s application for the designation.

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(Gaston Gazette, 12/21/2016)