Newtown Historic District (Newtown, Pennsylvania)

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Newtown Historic District
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White Hall, Newtown Historic District, October 2012
Newtown Historic District (Newtown, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Newtown Historic District (Newtown, Pennsylvania)
Location PA 413 and PA 332, Parts of Congress, Chancellor and Liberty Sts. N of Washington Ave. and Chancellor St. S of Penn St. to S. State St., Newtown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°13′39″N 74°56′11″W / 40.22750°N 74.93639°W / 40.22750; -74.93639Coordinates: 40°13′39″N 74°56′11″W / 40.22750°N 74.93639°W / 40.22750; -74.93639
Area 172.3 acres (69.7 ha)
Architect Phillip Bros.; Firman,Joseph
Architectural style Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal, Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 79002174, 86000315, 86002867[1]
Added to NRHP December 17, 1979, February 25, 1986, October 28, 1986

Newtown Historic District is a national historic district located in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 293 contributing buildings in the borough of Newtown. They date from the late-17th century to the early-20th century and are reflective of a number of popular architectural styles including Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal, Queen Anne, and Gothic Revival. Notable buildings include the Chapman Buckman House and mill, Hart House, Newtown Hardware House, Keller Building, Jenks House (1828), White Hall Hotel, Temperance House (1774), Smock House (1792), the Brick Hotel, St. Luke's Church, LaRue Apartments (1838), and the Edward Hicks House. Located in the district and listed separately are the Half-Moon Inn and Friends Meeting House.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, with two boundary increases in 1986.[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 Mrs. A.N. Gish, Jr. (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Newtown Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-28. , Joan Clancy Michalski (August 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Newtown Historic District (Boundary Increase, N & S)" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-28. ; and Kathryn Auerbach and Jeffrey Marshall (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Newtown Historic District (Boundary Increase)" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-28.