Tulpehocken Creek Historic District

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Tulpehocken Creek Historic District
Womelsdorf Mill complex, Tulpehocken Creek HD 02.JPG
Mill in Womelsdorf. September 2013.
Tulpehocken Creek Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Tulpehocken Creek Historic District
Location Tulpehocken and Mill Creeks from Berks-Lebanon line to Blue March Dam between Millardsville and Bernville, Marion Township, North Heidelberg Township, and Lower Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°23′13″N 76°11′21″W / 40.38694°N 76.18917°W / 40.38694; -76.18917Coordinates: 40°23′13″N 76°11′21″W / 40.38694°N 76.18917°W / 40.38694; -76.18917
Area 1,700 acres (690 ha)
Built 1723
Architectural style Other, Colonial German
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000672[1]
Added to NRHP March 28, 1985

Tulpehocken Creek Historic District is a national historic district located in North Heidelberg Township, and Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses 152 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 4 contributing structures related to development along upper Tulpehocken Creek. They include log cabins from the early settlement period, 1723-1750; Reed's Cemetery (1723), Christ Lutheran Church (1786), and Christ Little Tulpehocken Church (1809); 18th and 19th century farm complexes; the Charming Forge community (1749-1895); and buildings related to the development and operation of the Union Canal.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Phoebe L. Hopkins (June 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Tulpehocken Creek Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.