Eagle Tavern (New Hope, Pennsylvania)

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Eagle Tavern
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Eagle Tavern. November 2012.
Eagle Tavern (New Hope, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Eagle Tavern (New Hope, Pennsylvania)
Location South of New Hope, Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′30″N 74°56′23.3″W / 40.29167°N 74.939806°W / 40.29167; -74.939806Coordinates: 40°17′30″N 74°56′23.3″W / 40.29167°N 74.939806°W / 40.29167; -74.939806
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built c. 1800, 1854
Built by Van Horn, Moses
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002353[1]
Added to NRHP April 20, 1978

Eagle Tavern is a historic inn and tavern located at Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built about 1800, and is a 2 1/2-story, two bay stone structure with a steeply pitched gable roof. In 1854, a larger section was added. It is a 2 1/2-story, three bay by three bay, stone structure. It features eyebrow windows on the front and rear facades. During the 19th century, the building was used as a hotel, store, post office, and polling place. It was later converted to a single family residence.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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  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 2012-10-08.  Note: This includes Michael J. O'Malley (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Eagle Tavern" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-08.