Dyerstown Historic District

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Dyerstown Historic District
House in the Dyerstown Historic District, December 2011
Dyerstown Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Dyerstown Historic District
Location Along Old Easton Rd. near jct. of Stony Ln., Dyerstown, Plumstead Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′28″N 75°07′34″W / 40.34111°N 75.12611°W / 40.34111; -75.12611Coordinates: 40°20′28″N 75°07′34″W / 40.34111°N 75.12611°W / 40.34111; -75.12611
Area 19 acres (7.7 ha)
Built 1798-1870
Architectural style Colonial, Georgian, Other, Vernacular Colonial;Federal
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 86003574[1]
Added to NRHP January 15, 1987

Dyerstown Historic District is a national historic district located in Dyerstown, Plumstead Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 17 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures in the crossroads village of Dyerstown. It is a largely residential district, with dwellings dating to the turn of the 19th century. The most recent dwelling was built about 1870. Some of the houses are reflective of vernacular Georgian style. The district also includes a former grist mill (1758, 1822) and associated outbuildings. The contributing structures are a stone arch bridge, and head race, dam, and remains of the mill race.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 Jeffrey L. Marshall and William Sisson (September 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Dyerstown Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-19.