Fort Hunter Historic District

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Fort Hunter Historic District
Fort Hunter, Pennsylvania (5657298498).jpg
Frame barn across Old 22 from the McAllister House
Fort Hunter Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Fort Hunter Historic District
Fort Hunter Historic District is located in the US
Fort Hunter Historic District
Location U.S. 22, Fort Hunter, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′29″N 76°54′30″W / 40.34139°N 76.90833°W / 40.34139; -76.90833Coordinates: 40°20′29″N 76°54′30″W / 40.34139°N 76.90833°W / 40.34139; -76.90833
Area 32 acres (13 ha)
Built 1760
Architectural style Late Victorian, Other, Georgian, High Victorian
NRHP Reference # 79002216[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 17, 1979
Designated PHMC July 03, 1947[2]

Fort Hunter Historic District is a national historic district located at Fort Hunter, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The district includes six contributing buildings, four contributing sites, and one contributing structure. The area has seen continuous settlement since the early 1700s and once was the site of an early supply fort and garrison. Also in the district are the remains of a section of the Pennsylvania Canal. Notable buildings include the separately listed Archibald McAllister House, a spring house, Everhart Covered Bridge, large frame barn (1876), corn crib, farm house, blacksmith shop, stone stable barn, Hunter's House or Old Hotel, ice house, and archaeological sites for Fort Hunter, the garrison, Hunter's Mill, and the Pennsylvania Canal.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[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. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fort Hunter Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-05.