Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)

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Fairview Park
Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).jpg
The barn at Fairview Park
Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Fairview Park (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Location South side of Old Route 22, approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Delmont, Salem Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°24′21″N 79°33′21″W / 40.40583°N 79.55583°W / 40.40583; -79.55583Coordinates: 40°24′21″N 79°33′21″W / 40.40583°N 79.55583°W / 40.40583; -79.55583
Area 53 acres (21 ha)
Built 1945
NRHP reference # 10001069[1]
Added to NRHP December 27, 2010

Fairview Park is a historic African American spiritual retreat center and recreational destination located at Salem Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. It was developed during the Jim Crow era. Contributing resources include the landscape and ballfield, and a late-19th - early-20th century frame barn.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/27/10 through 12/30/10. National Park Service. 2011-01-07. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Shelby Weaver Splain (June 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fairview Park" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.