Birchrunville General Store

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Birchrunville General Store
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Birchrunville General Store, March 2011
Birchrunville General Store is located in Pennsylvania
Birchrunville General Store
Location Hollow and Flowing Springs Roads, at Birchrunville, West Vincent Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°7′51″N 75°38′26″W / 40.13083°N 75.64056°W / 40.13083; -75.64056Coordinates: 40°7′51″N 75°38′26″W / 40.13083°N 75.64056°W / 40.13083; -75.64056
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1898
Built by Dewees, T.B. & I.L.
Architectural style Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002368[1]
Added to NRHP March 21, 1978

Birchrunville General Store is a historic general store located in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1898, and is a two-story, stone and frame, banked structure in a Late Victorian style. It has a mansard roof with fishscale slate and a jutting, short wooden bay window. It was built to house a general store and post office, with a meeting hall above and creamery below.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1] It is located in the Birchrunville Historic District.

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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Violet Tucci and Estelle Cremers (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Birchrunville General Store" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20.