Colver Historic District

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Colver Historic District
Colver Hotel.jpg
Colver Hotel, 1988
Colver Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Colver Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Ninth Ave., the Ebensburg Coal Company Power Building and Bakerville, Colver, Barr Township and Cambria Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°32′36″N 78°47′46″W / 40.54333°N 78.79611°W / 40.54333; -78.79611Coordinates: 40°32′36″N 78°47′46″W / 40.54333°N 78.79611°W / 40.54333; -78.79611
Area 272 acres (110 ha)
Built 1911-1943
Architectural style Other, Company Housing
Governing body Local
MPS Bituminous Coal and Coke Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000521[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1994

Colver Historic District is a national historic district located at Barr Township and Cambria Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 336 contributing buildings, 5 contributing sites, and 3 contributing structures. The district consists of residential areas, coal mining resources, Cambria and Indiana Railroad shop buildings, and a dairy farm associated with the Ebensburg Coal Company's mine and developed between 1911 and 1943. Notable buildings include a variety of brick and frame workers' housing, the Ebensburg Coal Company office building (1914), stone company store (1912), Colver Amusement Company (1912), Colver Hotel (1912), Colver Presbyterian Church (1915), public school (1927), hospital (1914), Roundhouse No. 1 (1918), Roundhouse No. 2 (1920), and main power building (1911).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[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 Gerald M. Kuncio (January 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Colver Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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All of the following are located in Colver, Cambria County, PA: