Bear Creek Village Historic District

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Bear Creek Village Historic District
Bear Creek Village Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Bear Creek Village Historic District
Location PA 115 at Bear Creek Dam, Bear Creek Village, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°11′00″N 75°45′20″W / 41.18333°N 75.75556°W / 41.18333; -75.75556Coordinates: 41°11′00″N 75°45′20″W / 41.18333°N 75.75556°W / 41.18333; -75.75556
Area 222 acres (90 ha)
Built 1881
Architect Raife, Phillip R.; et al.
Architectural style Stick/eastlake, Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 99001287[1]
Added to NRHP October 28, 1999

Bear Creek Village Historic District is a national historic district located at Bear Creek Village, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 55 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, and 2 contributing structures in the borough of Bear Creek Village. It includes houses and workers' cottages, summer cottages, outbuildings, churches, cemeteries, a dam and lake, and the remains of 19th and early 20th century lumbering and ice industries. Notable contributing resources include the Bear Creek Dam, Albert Lewis Residence (1895, 1922-1923), The Pines (c. 1875), Grace Chapel (1884), the Lewis Family Cemetery, former St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church (1911), store and post office (c. 1885), Bear Creek Association clubhouse (c. 1920), and former Lehigh Valley Railroad Station (c. 1895).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[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 Robert A. Janosov and Lawrence Newman (April 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bear Creek Village Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-10.