Athens Historic District (Athens, Pennsylvania)

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Athens Historic District
Trinity Episcopal Church Athens PA Nov 09.jpg
Trinity Episcopal Church, November 2009
Athens Historic District (Athens, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Athens Historic District (Athens, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Elm and Locust Sts., 772 S. Main St., and the Chemung and Susquehanna River, Athens, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°57′02″N 76°31′00″W / 41.95056°N 76.51667°W / 41.95056; -76.51667Coordinates: 41°57′02″N 76°31′00″W / 41.95056°N 76.51667°W / 41.95056; -76.51667
Area 88 acres (36 ha)
Architect Bickford, Pierce; et al.
Architectural style Queen Anne, Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 04000612[1]
Added to NRHP June 18, 2004

Athens Historic District, also known as Tioga Point Historic District, is a national historic district located at Athens, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 97 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site in a primarily residential area of Athens. The buildings date between about 1801 and 1935, and include notable examples of vernacular and high style Greek Revival and Queen Anne style architecture. Also located in the district are the First Presbyterian Church (1881), Trinity Episcopal Church (1860-1861), and Riverside Cemetery / Old Athens Cemetery. Located in the district and separately listed are the Protection of the Flag Monument and Spalding Memorial Library-Tioga Point Museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Lauren C. Archibald, John W. Lawrence, and David L. Weinberg (2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Athens Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-01-02.