Goshenville Historic District

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Goshenville Historic District
Building in the Goshenville Historic District, December 2009
Goshenville Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Goshenville Historic District
Location Mainly along N. Chester Rd., jct. with Paoli Pike, East Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°59′43″N 75°32′35″W / 39.99528°N 75.54306°W / 39.99528; -75.54306Coordinates: 39°59′43″N 75°32′35″W / 39.99528°N 75.54306°W / 39.99528; -75.54306
Area 26 acres (11 ha)
Architectural style Colonial, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 00001347[1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 2000

Goshenville Historic District is a national historic district located in East Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 11 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 2 contributing structures in the crossroads village of Goshenville. They date to the 18th and 19th century, and are reflective of a number of popular architectural styles including Greek Revival. They include residences, farmhouses (c. 1790), a tenant house (c. 1750), Goshen Friends Meetinghouse (1849) and burial ground, Hicksite Meetinghouse (1855) and burial ground, a general store and post office (1800), and a blacksmith / wheelwright shop (c. 1740).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Robert J. Wise, Jr. (May 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Goshenville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.