Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River
NAMED for: Oliver S. Porter, Mill Owner



Porterdale Historic District
(added 2001 - Newton County - #01000974)
Roughly the city limits of Porterdale north of Elm St., Porterdale
(5250 acres, 496 buildings, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Energy Facility, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility