Chester Creek Historic District

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Chester Creek Historic District
Chester Creek Historic District, November 2009
Chester Creek Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Chester Creek Historic District
Location N, E, and S of Glen Mills along the W branch of Chester Creek, Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°55′23″N 75°29′27″W / 39.92306°N 75.49083°W / 39.92306; -75.49083Coordinates: 39°55′23″N 75°29′27″W / 39.92306°N 75.49083°W / 39.92306; -75.49083
Area 512 acres (207 ha)
Architectural style Early Republic, Late Victorian
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 72001120[1]
Added to NRHP March 24, 1972

Chester Creek Historic District is a national historic district located along the west branch of Chester Creek at Thornbury Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 52 contributing buildings and 5 structures associated with the early settlement and industrial development of the Chester Creek valley. Notable buildings and structures include the Yarnall Bank House, Locksley Mill and Manor House (1704), John Edwards House, Glen Mills Station (1882), Station House and Store (c. 1882), Willcox Mills (c. 1850), Workers' Cottages (c. 1830-1880), Daniel Broomall House, and the Hemphill House.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  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 Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (August 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Chester Creek Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-16.