Point Pleasant Historic District (Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania)

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Point Pleasant Historic District
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Point Pleasant Historic District. Corner of River and Byram Rds. November 2012.
Point Pleasant Historic District (Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Point Pleasant Historic District (Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania)
Location River Rd. and Point Pleasant Pike, Point Pleasant, Plumstead Township and Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°25′20″N 75°03′58″W / 40.42222°N 75.06611°W / 40.42222; -75.06611Coordinates: 40°25′20″N 75°03′58″W / 40.42222°N 75.06611°W / 40.42222; -75.06611
Area 30 acres (12 ha)
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman, Greek Revival, Italianate
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 89001652[1]
Added to NRHP October 5, 1989

Point Pleasant Historic District is a national historic district located in Point Pleasant, Plumstead Township and Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 74 contributing buildings and 4 contributing structures in the riverfront and resort village of Point Pleasant. They include a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. The buildings are predominantly 2 1/2-story, stone and frame, gable roofed structures reflective of vernacular Greek Revival, Italianate, and Bungalow/craftsman styles. Notable buildings include "The Brambles," Thomas Schwartz House (c. 1840), Stover Mansion (Tattersall Inn), Point Pleasant School (1850), Baptist Church (1852), Point Pleasant Hotel (c. 1840), Jacob Sutters Hotel (c. 1870), Waterman's Inn (1832), and the Stover Grist and Saw Mill (c. 1742). The contributing structures are four bridges that cross the Pennsylvania Canal.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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 Jerry A. Clouse (August 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Point Pleasant Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-19. 

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