Ehrhart's Mill Historic District

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Ehrhart's Mill Historic District
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Ehrhart's Mill, June 1970
Ehrhart's Mill Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Ehrhart's Mill Historic District
Ehrhart's Mill Historic District is located in the US
Ehrhart's Mill Historic District
Nearest city Old Mill Road, Lower Saucon Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°33′43″N 75°20′58″W / 40.56194°N 75.34944°W / 40.56194; -75.34944Coordinates: 40°33′43″N 75°20′58″W / 40.56194°N 75.34944°W / 40.56194; -75.34944
Area 5.2 acres (2.1 ha)
Built 1799, 1867, 1900
Architectural style Other, Pratt truss bridge
NRHP Reference # 87000666[1]
Added to NRHP April 30, 1987

Ehrhart's Mill Historic District is a national historic district located along Saucon Creek at Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 9 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 4 contributing structures associated with a 19th and early 20th century grist mill. The buildings include a small barn, the stone grist mill (destroyed), and three stone or brick vernacular houses. The mill is a three story, five level stone building with a slate covered gambrel roof. The most prominent structure is an iron Pratt truss bridge built in 1867, and known as County Bridge #16.[2] The mill was destroyed by fire.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "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 Hope R. and Kenneth R. LeVan, William Sisson (December 1986 – January 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ehrhart's Mill Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  3. ^ "Ehrhart's Mill Historic District". Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. A National Register of Historic Places travel Itinerary. Retrieved 2011-10-29.