Charlestown Historic District

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Charlestown Historic District
Charlestown Historic District is located in Maryland
Charlestown Historic District
Charlestown Historic District is located in the US
Charlestown Historic District
Location Bounded by Tasker and Ogle Sts., Louisa Lane, and the North East River, Charlestown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°34′26″N 75°58′32″W / 39.57389°N 75.97556°W / 39.57389; -75.97556Coordinates: 39°34′26″N 75°58′32″W / 39.57389°N 75.97556°W / 39.57389; -75.97556
Area 49.2 acres (19.9 ha)
Architectural style Late Victorian, Georgian
NRHP Reference # 75000880[1]
Added to NRHP April 14, 1975

Charlestown Historic District is a national historic district at Charlestown, Cecil County, Maryland, United States. It consists of a 150-acre (0.61 km2) portion of the town containing all known existing 18th century features. There are 14 houses known to have been constructed during that century and its largest structures were the inns and hotels which served the popular Charlestown Fair in the colonial period.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[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. ^ Colonial Charlestown Commission (October 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Charlestown Historic District" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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