Bedford Historic District (Bedford, Pennsylvania)

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Bedford Historic District
Bedford pitt street.jpg
Pitt Street, Bedford, Pennsylvania, July 2006
Bedford Historic District (Bedford, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Bedford Historic District (Bedford, Pennsylvania)
Bedford Historic District (Bedford, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Bedford Historic District (Bedford, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by East, West, and Watson Sts., and the Raystown Branch of Juniata River, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′03″N 78°29′49″W / 40.01750°N 78.49694°W / 40.01750; -78.49694Coordinates: 40°01′03″N 78°29′49″W / 40.01750°N 78.49694°W / 40.01750; -78.49694
Area 177 acres (72 ha)
Architect Solomon Filler
Architectural style Greek Revival, Other, Federal, Italianate
NRHP reference # 83004187[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1983

Bedford Historic District is a national historic district located at Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 210 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Bedford. The buildings date between 1750 and 1930, and include notable examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Federal style architecture. Notable non-residential buildings include the Fort Bedford Museum (1750s), Neptune House (c. 1880), G. C. Murphy Company Building (c. 1875), Arnold Building (c. 1870), Victoria House (1876), Bedford Cafe (c. 1875), Talvin Lodge (1880), Penn Bedford Hotel (1922), Ford Garage (1922), and St. Thomas the Apostle Church (c. 1817). Located in the district and listed separately are the Barclay House, Espy House, Russell House, and Chalybeate Springs Hotel.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes George John Drobnock (November 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bedford Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-22. 

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