Fallsington Historic District

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Fallsington Historic District
FallsingtonPA StageCoachTavern.jpg
The Stage Coach Tavern
Fallsington Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Fallsington Historic District
Location S of U.S. 1, E of New Tyburn Rd., Fallsington, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′40″N 74°48′58″W / 40.14444°N 74.81611°W / 40.14444; -74.81611Coordinates: 40°8′40″N 74°48′58″W / 40.14444°N 74.81611°W / 40.14444; -74.81611
Area 170 acres (69 ha)
Architectural style Late Victorian, Colonial, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001099[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 19, 1972
Designated PHMC June 03, 1961[2]

The Fallsington Historic District is a historic district in Fallsington, Pennsylvania.

The district has a history of over 300 years. While William Penn resided at nearby Pennsbury Manor, he attended Friends meeting in Fallsington. The center of the district is Meetinghouse Square. The first meetinghouse was built in 1690, the third meetinghouse was built in 1790 and is currently used as a community center, the William Penn Center. The fourth meetinghouse on the square was built in 1841 and is still operating as a place of worship for Quakers.[3]

The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It comprises 62 contributing buildings, one contributing site, and two contributing objects.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Welcome". Fallsington Friends Meeting. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Historic Fallsington". National Register of Historic Places nomination form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 

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