Hopewell Historic District

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Hopewell Historic District
Hopewell House PA.jpg
House in the Hopewell Historic District, December 2009
Hopewell Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Hopewell Historic District
Location Roughly, Hopewell Rd. from Lower Hopewell Rd. to Roneys Corner Rd. and area S, and Lower Hopewell Rd. N past Calvery Rd., East Nottingham Township and Lower Oxford Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°46′46″N 76°01′01″W / 39.77944°N 76.01694°W / 39.77944; -76.01694Coordinates: 39°46′46″N 76°01′01″W / 39.77944°N 76.01694°W / 39.77944; -76.01694
Area 138 acres (56 ha)
Built 1853
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Vernacular Penn
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91000226[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 28, 1991
Designated PHMC November 10, 1996[2]

Hopewell Historic District is a national historic district located in East Nottingham Township and Lower Oxford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 26 contributing buildings, 8 contributing sites, and 2 contributing structures in the former borough of Hopewell. It largely consists of a variety of stone and brick residences and outbuildings built between 1810 and 1914. They include examples of Georgian and vernacular styles. Notable properties include the Col. David Dickey House-Hopewell Academy (c. 1814), Samuel Dickey Farm, Schoolhouse / Lyceum Building (1888), Lower Mill (c. 1815), site of the Upper Mill, store / post office (c. 1810), five tenant houses, and three bridges.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Patricia A. Maley (September 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Hopewell Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-23.