Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Pennsylvania)

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Brookville Historic District
Jefferson County Courthouse Brookville PA Nov 09.jpg
Jefferson County Courthouse, November 2009
Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Pennsylvania)
Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by RR tracks, Franklin Ave., Church and Main Sts., Brookville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°9′37″N 79°4′58″W / 41.16028°N 79.08278°W / 41.16028; -79.08278Coordinates: 41°9′37″N 79°4′58″W / 41.16028°N 79.08278°W / 41.16028; -79.08278
Area 90 acres (36 ha)
Built 1838
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP reference # 84003409[1]
Added to NRHP June 7, 1984

Brookville Historic District is a national historic district located at Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 263 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Brookville. The buildings date between about 1838 and 1930, and include notable examples of vernacular and high style Late Victorian style architecture. Notable buildings include the Judge Elijah Heath House (1836), Railroad House Hotel (1851), Blood Block (1875-1876), Marlin Opera House Block (1883-1884), McKnight Building, Northside School (1939), Methodist Episcopal Church (1910, rebuilt 1922-1923), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (1872), Jenks Foundry (1878), Brookville Y.M.C.A. (1915), Columbia Theater (1918-1919), Jefferson County Courthouse (1867), Brookville Borough Building, and U.S. Post Office. Located in the district and separately listed are the Brookville Presbyterian Church and Manse, Joseph E. Hall House, and Gray-Taylor House.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 David L. Taylor (January 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Brookville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-02.