NRHP: Seward Street Historic District, WCTG

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Seward Street Historic District; WCTG

Seward Street Historic District; WCTG

NRHP Reference #: 82004933

NRHP Listing Date: 19820211

Location

bounded by Walnut & Cedar, 10th & A Aves, Red Cloud, Webster County, Nebraska

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Summary

Willa Cather uses this district as the prototype for "Sylvester Street" in her novel, The Song of the Lark. Additionally, Ninth Avenue, located at the northern edge of the district, was utilized as "Quality Street" in the novel, Lucy Gayheart.

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About the National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the country’s official list of historically significant properties. To be eligible for the NRHP a property must generally retain their historic appearance, be at least 50 years old, and have the potential to be documented as historically or architecturally significant at either the local, state, or national level. The National Register of Historic Places is a National Park Service program administered by the Nebraska State Historical Society for the state of Nebraska. Visit the Nebraska State Historical Society's website to learn more about the program.