Eagle Tavern (Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania)

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Eagle Tavern
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Eagle Tavern. November 2012.
Eagle Tavern (Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Eagle Tavern (Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania)
Eagle Tavern (Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Eagle Tavern (Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania)
LocationSouth of New Hope, Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°17′30″N 74°56′23.3″W / 40.29167°N 74.939806°W / 40.29167; -74.939806Coordinates: 40°17′30″N 74°56′23.3″W / 40.29167°N 74.939806°W / 40.29167; -74.939806
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Builtc. 1800, 1854
Built byVan Horn, Moses
NRHP reference No.78002353[1]
Added to NRHPApril 20, 1978

Eagle Tavern is an historic inn and tavern located at Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, which was built circa 1800.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[2]

History and architectural features[edit]

The original section was erected sometime around 1800. It is a two-and-one-half story, two-bay stone structure with a steeply pitched gable roof.

A larger section that is a two-and-one-half story, three-bay by three-bay, stone structure was added in 1854. It features eyebrow windows on the front and rear facades.

During the 19th century, the building was used as a hotel, store, post office, and polling place. It was later converted to a single family residence.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-10-08. Note: This includes Michael J. O'Malley (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Eagle Tavern" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-08.