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North Poplar Historic District

Historic Site or District
Cavitt Place is known as the Crown Jewel of North Poplar Street. – Cari Griffith

ADA Accessibility Notes


North Poplar is one of three Historic Districts located in the city of Paris. North Poplar, along with the Paris Commercial Historic District and West Paris Historic District were all added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

Located to the north of the court square in Paris, the North Poplar Historic District retains excellent examples of late 19th and early 20th-century residences in a wide variety of architectural styles. Within the district are 60 primary buildings of which all but three are contributing to the character of the district. Styles in the district are predominately variations of the Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Bungalow styles. Also represented are Folk Victorian and vernacular designs such a T-plan and pyramidal roof forms.

The Paris-Henry County Heritage Center is located in the imposing Cavitt Place, a magnificent Italianate Renaissance mansion. The museum hosts local exhibits and programs of local and regional interest.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs on a leash are welcome but please pick up after your pet.

Time Period Represented

19th and early 20th century.


Seasons Open

Available year-round


Visitor Fees


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