Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District

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Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District
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Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District. November 2012.
Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District
Location Meeting House and Aquetong Rds., between US 202 and Sugan Rd., Solebury Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°21′44″N 75°00′07″W / 40.36222°N 75.00194°W / 40.36222; -75.00194Coordinates: 40°21′44″N 75°00′07″W / 40.36222°N 75.00194°W / 40.36222; -75.00194
Area 1,275 acres (516 ha)
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 87001216[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1987

Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District is a national historic district located in Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 55 contributing buildings, 3 contributing sites, and 11 contributing structures along Meeting House Road and the upper branch of Aquetong Creek. It overlaps with the Honey Hollow Watershed National Historic Landmark. The district encompasses a dozen farmsteads composed of 18th and 19th century farmhouses with their associated outbuildings. A number of the houses exhibit vernacular Federal and Georgian style details. Architecturally notable buildings include the Solebury Meeting House (c. 1806) and the Federal style John Blackfan House (c. 1836).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[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 Judith Hayman Moore, Jeffrey L. Marshall, and Gregory Ramsey (March 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Upper Aquetong Valley Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-28.