North Warwick Historic and Archeological District

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North Warwick Historic and Archeological District
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Crow's Nest Visitor Center, North Warwick Historic and Archeological District, September 2010
North Warwick Historic and Archeological District is located in Pennsylvania
North Warwick Historic and Archeological District
Location Pennsylvania Route 345 and Harmonyville, Bethesda, Hopewell, Piersol, Trythall, and Northside Roads, Warwick Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°11′18″N 75°46′08″W / 40.18833°N 75.76889°W / 40.18833; -75.76889Coordinates: 40°11′18″N 75°46′08″W / 40.18833°N 75.76889°W / 40.18833; -75.76889
Area 1,848.5 acres (748.1 ha)
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 95000135[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1995

North Warwick Historic and Archeological District is a national historic district located in Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It is adjacent to the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. The district includes 55 contributing buildings, 39 contributing archaeological sites, 13 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object in a mineral rich, well forested area. Archaeological remains document prehistoric habitation dating back to 3000 BC. The contributing buildings include log and fieldstone buildings, many of which date to the 18th and 19th centuries. They include two well designed Georgian style dwellings dated to 1817 and 1822. Also located in the district are the Bethesda Church, or Lloyd's Meeting House (1782), Pine Swamp Evangelical Church (1894), and Monocacy Schoolhouse (1884).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[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 and William Sisson (May 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: North Warwick Historic and Archeological District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-07.