Red Hill Church and School

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Red Hill Church and School
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Red Hill Church and School in Ottsville, PA. September 2012.
Red Hill Church and School is located in Pennsylvania
Red Hill Church and School
Location Durham Rd., Ottsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′9″N 75°9′27″W / 40.46917°N 75.15750°W / 40.46917; -75.15750Coordinates: 40°28′9″N 75°9′27″W / 40.46917°N 75.15750°W / 40.46917; -75.15750
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1766, 1843
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78002355[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1978

Red Hill Church and School is a historic church and school located on Durham Road at Ottsville, Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The church was built in 1766, and is a two bay by two bay, stuccoed stone building with a gable roof. The one-room school building was built in 1843, and is a one-story, three bay by one bay, stuccoed stone building. It has a gable roof with cupola. The church was built by a Presbyterian congregation, who sold it to a Lutheran and Reformed Church congregation in 1843. It remain in use as a church until 1920, then re-occupied in the summer of 1959. The school was use for public education until 1958, after which it was used for community meetings.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Rev. Donald E. Mayer and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Red Hill Church and School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.