Elverson Historic District

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Elverson Historic District
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Elverson Historic District, 2006
Elverson Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Elverson Historic District
Location Main, Chestnut and Hall Sts. and Park Ave., Elverson, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°09′24″N 75°49′56″W / 40.15667°N 75.83222°W / 40.15667; -75.83222Coordinates: 40°09′24″N 75°49′56″W / 40.15667°N 75.83222°W / 40.15667; -75.83222
Area 61 acres (25 ha)
Built 1870
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman, Georgian, Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 93000354[1]
Added to NRHP April 29, 1993

Elverson Historic District is a national historic district located in Elverson, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 133 contributing buildings, 3 contributing sites, and 4 contributing structures in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Elverson. The district includes a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings with examples of Bungalow/craftsman, Georgian, and Gothic Revival architecture. Contributing buildings date from about 1750 to about 1930. Notable buildings include "The Bank House" (c. 1750), train station (1870), Springfield M.E. Church (1869), Blue Rock Hotel (1860), Dengler Bro. Store (c. 1870), Whoye Horse Tavern (1811), The Creamery (1906), and Springfield School (1873). One of the contributing structures is the railroad car "Baltimore County."[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Pamela Shenk and William Sisson (January 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Elverson Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-20.