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Boom Town Historic District

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The section west of the original city developed in the 1890s after the Cumberland Valley Railroad arrived, and after electric streetcars connected the area with downtown. The district contains notable examples of industrial and residential architecture, all within a few blocks of each other.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Boom Town Historic District", [Martinsburg, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-BE6.

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