Hamburg Historic District (Hamburg, Pennsylvania)

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Hamburg Historic District
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The American House hotel
Hamburg Historic District (Hamburg, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Hamburg Historic District (Hamburg, Pennsylvania)
Hamburg Historic District (Hamburg, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Hamburg Historic District (Hamburg, Pennsylvania)
LocationRoughly bounded by Franklin, Windsor, Walnut and Second Sts., Quince, Primrose, Peach and Plum Alleys and Mill Creek, Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°33′20″N 75°58′55″W / 40.55556°N 75.98194°W / 40.55556; -75.98194Coordinates: 40°33′20″N 75°58′55″W / 40.55556°N 75.98194°W / 40.55556; -75.98194
Area100.3 acres (40.6 ha)
Architectural styleItalianate, Queen Anne, Gothic Revival, Late Victorian, Second Empire, Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Classical Revival, Commercial Style, Colonial Revival, Art Deco
NRHP reference #10000398[1]
Added to NRHPJune 28, 2010

Hamburg Historic District is a national historic district located in Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses 435 contributing buildings in the borough of Hamburg. It includes residential, institutional, industrial, and commercial buildings in a variety of popular 19th- and early-20th-century architectural styles including Queen Anne, Gothic Revival, Italianate, and Georgian. Notable non-residential buildings include the American House Hotel, Confer Building, Union Station (1886), Hamburg Elementary and High School (1889), U.S. Post Office (1939), Bethany United Methodist Church (1914), Patriotic Order of the Sons of America (c. 1799), Hamburg Industries (1880s), and Hamburg Knitting Mill (c. 1880-1911). The Hamburg Public Library is located in the district.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/28/10 through 7/02/10. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Karen Arnold (August 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hamburg Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-18.