Tunkhannock Historic District

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Tunkhannock Historic District
Prince Hotel Tunkhannock Historic District May 09.jpg
Prince Hotel, May 2009
Tunkhannock Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Tunkhannock Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Tioga, Pine, Harrison Sts., and Wyoming Ave., Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°32′20″N 75°56′49″W / 41.53889°N 75.94694°W / 41.53889; -75.94694Coordinates: 41°32′20″N 75°56′49″W / 41.53889°N 75.94694°W / 41.53889; -75.94694
Area 69.1 acres (28.0 ha)
Built 1842
Architect Nott, D.R.; Barber, Charles Franklin
Architectural style Queen Anne, Italianate, et al.
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 05000101[1]
Added to NRHP July 27, 2005

Tunkhannock Historic District is a national historic district located at Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 225 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Tunkhannock. The district includes residential, commercial, and institutional buildings constructed between 1841 and 1954, in a variety of popular architectural styles including Queen Anne and Italianate. Notable buildings include the Bolles-Bardwell-Tewksbury Building (c. 1842), Prince Hotel (1844), Phelps Building (1844-1845), District Theater (1925), former Masonic Hall (c. 1876), Stark Block (late 1850s), Wyoming County Courthouse (1843, 1870), Palen-Ervine House (1868), Platt-Ogden House (1896), Presbyterian Church of Tunkhannock (1891), and First United Methodist Church (1934).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[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 Gerald M. Kuncio (January 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Tunkhannock Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.