Mechanicsville Village Historic District

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Mechanicsville Village Historic District
Mechanicsville Village HD Post Office.JPG
Post office. October 2012.
Mechanicsville Village Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Mechanicsville Village Historic District
Location Jct. Mechanicsville Rd. and Rt. 413, Mechanicsville, Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′40″N 75°04′36″W / 40.34444°N 75.07667°W / 40.34444; -75.07667Coordinates: 40°20′40″N 75°04′36″W / 40.34444°N 75.07667°W / 40.34444; -75.07667
Area 15.7 acres (6.4 ha)
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Early Republic, Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 88003049[1]
Added to NRHP January 4, 1989

Mechanicsville Village Historic District, also known as Fenton's Corner, New-Work, and Halifax, is a national historic district located at Mechanicsville, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 27 contributing buildings in the crossroads village of Mechanicsville. They include a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, some of which are representative of the vernacular Late Victorian style. The residential buildings are predominantly 2 1/2-story, wood and stone structures, some of which date to the early-19th century. Notable buildings include the Samuel Wilson Seed House (c. 1885), Thomas Walton Store and Residence (before 1814), Joseph Burger House (c. 1860), Thomas Walton Tenant House (c. 1815), Phineas Hellyer House (c. 1815), George Nixon House (c. 1830), and William Fell House (c. 1810).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes unknown (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mechanicsville Village Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-19.