Boswell Historic District

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Boswell Historic District
Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, Boswell.jpg
Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, 1992
Boswell Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Boswell Historic District
Boswell Historic District is located in the US
Boswell Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Hower Ave., Atkinson Way, Quemahoning Creek, Main St. and Juniata St., Boswell, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°09′47″N 79°01′40″W / 40.16306°N 79.02778°W / 40.16306; -79.02778Coordinates: 40°09′47″N 79°01′40″W / 40.16306°N 79.02778°W / 40.16306; -79.02778
Area 80 acres (32 ha)
Built 1901
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
MPS Bituminous Coal and Coke Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000519[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1994

Boswell Historic District is a national historic district located at Boswell in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 90 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site. It encompasses an area developed by the Merchant's Mining Company of Baltimore, Maryland starting in 1901. It includes the remaining extant mine resources and the archaeological remains of the mine. They consist of utilitarian industrial buildings, four types of vernacular housing, and a variety of commercial, social, and institutional buildings. Notable buildings include the First National Bank of Boswell (1919), Merchant's Coal Company office (1901), St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church (1918), and Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church (1918).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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  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 Carmen DiCiccio (January 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Boswell Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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