Penns Park Historic District

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Penns Park Historic District
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House in Penns Park Historic District, October 2012
Penns Park Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Penns Park Historic District
Location Intersection of Second St. Pike and Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′59″N 74°59′50″W / 40.26639°N 74.99722°W / 40.26639; -74.99722Coordinates: 40°15′59″N 74°59′50″W / 40.26639°N 74.99722°W / 40.26639; -74.99722
Area 31.5 acres (12.7 ha)
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic, Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86000349[1]
Added to NRHP March 13, 1986

Penns Park Historic District is a national historic district located in Wrightstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 34 contributing buildings in the village of Phillips Mill. The district largely developed in the 19th century and is characterized by 2 1/2-story, gable roofed residences in vernacular interpretations of a variety of popular architectural styles including Greek Revival, Gothic, and Queen Anne. A number of the residences have been converted to commercial purposes. Notable buildings include the Methodist Episcopal Church, Penns Park School, and Penns Park Tavern.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jeffrey L. Marshall (November 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Penns Park Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-28. 

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