Charleroi Historic District

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Charleroi Historic District
Fallowfield Avenue above Eighth Street in Charleroi.jpg
A typical residential neighborhood in the district
Charleroi Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Charleroi Historic District
Charleroi Historic District is located in the US
Charleroi Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 1st & 13th Sts., Oakland Ave. & Pennsylvania RR tracks., Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′29″N 79°54′7″W / 40.14139°N 79.90194°W / 40.14139; -79.90194Coordinates: 40°8′29″N 79°54′7″W / 40.14139°N 79.90194°W / 40.14139; -79.90194
Area 410 acres (170 ha)
Architect Barnhart, Robert L.; et al.
Architectural style Queen Anne, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 07001162[1]
Added to NRHP November 9, 2007

Charleroi Historic District is a historic district in Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania.[2]

It consists of almost 1700 buildings, built mainly from 1890-1920. Many of the buildings are wooden frame two-story front gabled residences, but others include brick stores, churches, union halls, and clubs. The district is located on a plain along the Monongahela River and the adjoining hills.[2]

The First Christian Church, built in 1901 and demolished in the 1980s, once part of the Charleroi Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Necciai, Terry A. (2007). "Charleroi Historic District" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

The first Masonic Lodge of the American Federation of the Droit Humain was created in Charleroi by Louis GOAZIOU (French) in 1903.Its name was Alfa Lodge N°301. This Obedience did allow women to be initiale and become a member with the same rights as men. (Co-Masonry) Source: le Droit Humain International- Marc Grosjean (Detrad)

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