National Register of Historic Places listings in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Location of Cumberland County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 32 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Two sites are further designated as National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 3, 2014.[2]


Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 William Black Homestead Upload image
July 20, 1977
(#77001159)
Drexel Hill Park Road
40°13′20″N 76°53′03″W / 40.222222°N 76.884167°W / 40.222222; -76.884167 (William Black Homestead)
New Cumberland
2 Benjamin Blythe Homestead
Benjamin Blythe Homestead
September 15, 1977
(#77001160)
217 Means Hollow Road
40°02′03″N 77°30′43″W / 40.034167°N 77.511944°W / 40.034167; -77.511944 (Benjamin Blythe Homestead)
Shippensburg
3 Boiling Springs Historic District
Boiling Springs Historic District
December 3, 1984
(#84000566)
Roughly bounded by High and First Streets, Boiling Springs Lake, and Yellow Breeches Creek
40°08′54″N 77°07′40″W / 40.148333°N 77.127778°W / 40.148333; -77.127778 (Boiling Springs Historic District)
Boiling Springs
4 Carlisle Armory Upload image
December 22, 1989
(#89002071)
504 Cavalry Road
40°13′13″N 77°10′43″W / 40.220278°N 77.178611°W / 40.220278; -77.178611 (Carlisle Armory)
Carlisle
5 Carlisle Historic District
Carlisle Historic District
June 15, 1979
(#79002214)
Roughly bounded by Penn, East, Walnut and College Streets
40°12′08″N 77°11′04″W / 40.202222°N 77.184444°W / 40.202222; -77.184444 (Carlisle Historic District)
Carlisle
6 Carlisle Indian School
Carlisle Indian School
October 15, 1966
(#66000658)
East edge of Carlisle on U.S. Route 11
40°12′32″N 77°10′41″W / 40.208889°N 77.178056°W / 40.208889; -77.178056 (Carlisle Indian School)
Carlisle
7 Cumberland Valley Railroad Station and Station Master's House
Cumberland Valley Railroad Station and Station Master's House
November 17, 1978
(#78002384)
2 West Strawberry Alley and 4 West Strawberry Alley
40°12′49″N 77°00′32″W / 40.213611°N 77.008889°W / 40.213611; -77.008889 (Cumberland Valley Railroad Station and Station Master's House)
Mechanicsburg
8 Cumberland Valley State Normal School Historic District
Cumberland Valley State Normal School Historic District
January 11, 1985
(#85000076)
Roughly bounded by North Prince Street, Stewart, Old Main, Gilbert and Henderson Drives
40°03′30″N 77°31′22″W / 40.058333°N 77.522778°W / 40.058333; -77.522778 (Cumberland Valley State Normal School Historic District)
Shippensburg
9 Dykeman's Spring
Dykeman's Spring
May 27, 1999
(#99000645)
Dykeman Road, 0.25 miles (0.40 km) east of PA 696
40°02′33″N 77°30′57″W / 40.0425°N 77.515833°W / 40.0425; -77.515833 (Dykeman's Spring)
Shippensburg
10 Johannes Eberly House
Johannes Eberly House
April 2, 1973
(#73001619)
Northeast of Mechanicsburg on U.S. Route 11
40°14′25″N 76°58′41″W / 40.240278°N 76.978056°W / 40.240278; -76.978056 (Johannes Eberly House)
Hampden Township
11 Etters Bridge
Etters Bridge
February 27, 1986
(#86000308)
Green Lane Drive and Yellow Breeches Creek
40°13′28″N 76°53′53″W / 40.224583°N 76.898056°W / 40.224583; -76.898056 (Etters Bridge)
Lower Allen Township Extends into York County
12 Gilbert Bridge Upload image
May 5, 1989
(#89000355)
Bishop Road / Gilbert Road over Yellow Breeches Creek
40°09′13″N 76°58′57″W / 40.153611°N 76.9825°W / 40.153611; -76.9825 (Gilbert Bridge)
Grantham Extends into York County
13 James Given Tavern Upload image
July 24, 1992
(#92000943)
1189 Walnut Bottom Road
40°10′51″N 77°13′11″W / 40.180833°N 77.219722°W / 40.180833; -77.219722 (James Given Tavern)
South Middleton Township
14 Amelia S. Givin Free Library
Amelia S. Givin Free Library
August 11, 2004
(#04000841)
114 North Baltimore Avenue
40°06′59″N 77°11′21″W / 40.116389°N 77.189167°W / 40.116389; -77.189167 (Amelia S. Givin Free Library)
Mount Holly Springs
15 Hessian Powder Magazine
Hessian Powder Magazine
May 17, 1974
(#74001778)
Guardhouse and Garrison Lanes
40°11′52″N 77°10′42″W / 40.197778°N 77.178333°W / 40.197778; -77.178333 (Hessian Powder Magazine)
Carlisle
16 Irving Female College
Irving Female College
May 6, 1983
(#83002231)
Filbert, Main, and Simpson Streets
40°12′51″N 76°59′59″W / 40.214167°N 76.999722°W / 40.214167; -76.999722 (Irving Female College)
Mechanicsburg
17 Market Street Bridge
Market Street Bridge
June 22, 1988
(#88000759)
Market Street/LR 34 over Susquehanna River
40°15′27″N 76°53′00″W / 40.2575°N 76.883333°W / 40.2575; -76.883333 (Market Street Bridge)
Harrisburg Extends into Dauphin County
18 Mechanicsburg Commercial Historic District
Mechanicsburg Commercial Historic District
April 21, 1983
(#83002232)
Main Street from Arch to High Street
40°12′46″N 77°00′33″W / 40.212778°N 77.009167°W / 40.212778; -77.009167 (Mechanicsburg Commercial Historic District)
Mechanicsburg
19 Newville Historic District Upload image
June 28, 2010
(#10000397)
Roughly bounded by Cove Alley, Big Spring Creek, the Cumberland Valley Railroad right-of-way, Washington St.
40°10′23″N 77°23′55″W / 40.173056°N 77.398611°W / 40.173056; -77.398611 (Newville Historic District)
Newville
20 Old West, Dickinson College
Old West, Dickinson College
October 15, 1966
(#66000659)
Dickinson College campus
40°12′09″N 77°11′45″W / 40.2025°N 77.195833°W / 40.2025; -77.195833 (Old West, Dickinson College)
Carlisle
21 Adam Orris House
Adam Orris House
December 30, 1987
(#87002206)
318 West Main Street
40°12′42″N 77°00′51″W / 40.211667°N 77.014167°W / 40.211667; -77.014167 (Adam Orris House)
Mechanicsburg
22 Peace Church
Peace Church
March 24, 1972
(#72001114)
Northwestern corner of Trindle and St. John's Roads
40°13′54″N 76°57′25″W / 40.231667°N 76.956944°W / 40.231667; -76.956944 (Peace Church)
Camp Hill
23 Pine Grove Furnace
Pine Grove Furnace
April 13, 1977
(#77001158)
South of Dickinson on Pennsylvania Route 233
40°01′47″N 77°18′15″W / 40.029722°N 77.304167°W / 40.029722; -77.304167 (Pine Grove Furnace)
Dickinson Township
24 Ramp Covered Bridge
Ramp Covered Bridge
August 25, 1980
(#80003480)
East of Newburg on Township 374
40°08′10″N 77°31′26″W / 40.136111°N 77.523889°W / 40.136111; -77.523889 (Ramp Covered Bridge)
Hopewell Township
25 Shippen House
Shippen House
November 25, 1975
(#75001636)
52 West King Street
40°02′59″N 77°31′18″W / 40.049722°N 77.521667°W / 40.049722; -77.521667 (Shippen House)
Shippensburg
26 Shippensburg Historic District Upload image
June 7, 1984
(#84003346)
Roughly bounded by Lutz Avenue, Kenneth, Spring, and Fort Streets
40°03′08″N 77°31′11″W / 40.052222°N 77.519722°W / 40.052222; -77.519722 (Shippensburg Historic District)
Shippensburg
27 Simpson Street School
Simpson Street School
February 24, 1983
(#83002233)
Simpson and High Streets
40°12′39″N 77°00′39″W / 40.210833°N 77.010833°W / 40.210833; -77.010833 (Simpson Street School)
Mechanicsburg
28 George Trimble House Upload image
July 24, 1992
(#92000945)
50 Pleasant Grove Road
40°16′11″N 77°02′55″W / 40.269722°N 77.048611°W / 40.269722; -77.048611 (George Trimble House)
Silver Spring Township
29 Union Hotel Upload image
May 5, 1989
(#89000362)
240 Old Gettysburg Road
40°10′41″N 76°59′30″W / 40.178056°N 76.991667°W / 40.178056; -76.991667 (Union Hotel)
Shepherdstown
30 Widow Piper's Tavern
Widow Piper's Tavern
January 17, 1974
(#74001779)
Southwestern corner of King and Queen Streets
40°03′16″N 77°30′48″W / 40.054444°N 77.513333°W / 40.054444; -77.513333 (Widow Piper's Tavern)
Shippensburg
31 John Williams House Upload image
July 28, 1977
(#77001161)
1554 Williams Grove Rd., 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of Williams Grove
40°08′52″N 77°01′49″W / 40.147778°N 77.030278°W / 40.147778; -77.030278 (John Williams House)
Williams Grove
32 John Wormley House
John Wormley House
November 21, 1976
(#76001630)
126 North Front Street
40°15′23″N 76°54′03″W / 40.256389°N 76.900833°W / 40.256389; -76.900833 (John Wormley House)
Wormleysburg

Former listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 John McCullough House Upload image
December 20, 1978
(#78002385)
June 25, 2013
Southeast of Newville on Pennsylvania Route 233
40°09′29″N 77°23′03″W / 40.158056°N 77.384167°W / 40.158056; -77.384167 (John McCullough House)
West Pennsboro Township Demolished
2 Sterrett-Hassinger House
Sterrett-Hassinger House
September 15, 1983
(#83002234)
January 20, 2000
Three Squares Hollow Road
Upper Mifflin Township

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 3, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.