Middle Pickering Rural Historic District

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Middle Pickering Rural Historic District
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House in the Middle Pickering Rural Historic District, February 2011
Middle Pickering Rural Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Middle Pickering Rural Historic District
Location Pikeland, Yellow Springs, Merlin, Church, and Pickering Roads, Charlestown Township, East Pikeland Township, and West Pikeland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°05′40″N 75°34′38″W / 40.09444°N 75.57722°W / 40.09444; -75.57722Coordinates: 40°05′40″N 75°34′38″W / 40.09444°N 75.57722°W / 40.09444; -75.57722
Area 1,055 acres (427 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style International Style, Other, Vernacular farmhouse
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91001125[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 1991

Middle Pickering Rural Historic District also known as the Pickering & Pigeon Run Rural Historic District, is a national historic district located in Charlestown Township, East Pikeland Township, and West Pikeland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It is adjacent to the Charlestown Village Historic District. It encompasses 76 contributing buildings, 5 contributing sites, and 15 contributing structures in rural northern Chester County. Included are 15 farmsteads dated to the 18th or 19th century, two Lutheran churches and cemeteries, the sites os two small industrial complexes, and the tiny village of Merlin. Located in the district and listed separately is the Oskar G. Stonorov House.[2]

It was listed on 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. ^ "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 Estelle Cremers (February 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Middle Pickering Rural Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.