Local Historic Landmarks & Districts

  1. Downtown Boone Local Historic District
  2. Frank A. Linney House and Former Linney Law Office
  3. Downtown Boone Post Office
  4. Blue Ridge Tourist Court and Motel

 Downtown Boone Local Historic District Approved October 21, 2021


The Downtown Boone Local Historic District is roughly bounded by Straight Street to the west, Queen Street to the north, Appalachian Street to the east, and Rivers Street to the south. The District features 89 buildings that contribute to the architectural and historical significance of the District, whose period of significance extends from 1918 to 1964.

Downtown Boone Local Historic District (Documents)

Designation Report - Downtown Boone Local Historic District (2020)

Local Historic Landmarks and Districts

Historic Downtown Boone (June 1950); Image by Palmer Blair, June 1950, courtesy of Sarah Lynn Spencer and the Digital Watauga Project.

Historic Downtown Boone (June 1950)

The Frank A. Linney House and Former Linney Law Office; Image circa 1939 from the Cy Crumley Scrapbook.

Frank A. Linney House and Linney Law Office (1939)

Downtown Boone Post Office; Image circa 1952 from the Constance Stallings Collection, Digital Watauga Project.

Downtown Boone Post Office (1952)

Blue Ridge Tourist Court and Motel; Image Courtesy of Allan and Judy Wagner and the Digital Watauga Project.

Blue Ridge Tourist Court and Motel (1950)