Columbia Historic District (Columbia, Pennsylvania)

Coordinates: 40°02′02″N 76°30′12″W / 40.03389°N 76.50333°W / 40.03389; -76.50333
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Columbia Historic District
Downtown Columbia, June 2006
Columbia Historic District (Columbia, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Columbia Historic District (Columbia, Pennsylvania)
Columbia Historic District (Columbia, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Columbia Historic District (Columbia, Pennsylvania)
LocationRoughly bounded by Susquehanna River, Union, Cedar, 4th, and 5th Sts., Chestnut to 9th St., Columbia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°02′02″N 76°30′12″W / 40.03389°N 76.50333°W / 40.03389; -76.50333
Area171 acres (69 ha)
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
NRHP reference No.83002249[1]
Added to NRHPMay 6, 1983

Columbia Historic District is a national historic district located at Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 833 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 7 contributing structures in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Columbia. The district is primarily residential with notable examples of Late Victorian architectural styles. Notable non-residential buildings include the Reading and Columbia Freight Station (1883), Holy Trinity Catholic Church and School (1915), American Legion Post 469, Women's Club, Columbia Lodge #1074 BPOE, Columbia Town Hall (1874, 1947), St. Paul's Episcopal Church (1888), Franklin Hotel (c. 1833), and Columbia Water Company (1849 and later). Located in the district is the separately listed Bachman and Forry Tobacco Warehouse.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania". CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on July 21, 2007. Retrieved February 21, 2012. Note: This includes Rillin D. Morse and Mrs. Leslie S. Harrington (August 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Columbia Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved February 18, 2012.

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