Mechanicsville Village Historic District

Coordinates: 40°20′40″N 75°04′36″W / 40.34444°N 75.07667°W / 40.34444; -75.07667
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Mechanicsville Village Historic District
Post office. October 2012.
Mechanicsville Village Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Mechanicsville Village Historic District
Mechanicsville Village Historic District is located in the United States
Mechanicsville Village Historic District
LocationJct. Mechanicsville Rd. and Rt. 413, Mechanicsville, Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°20′40″N 75°04′36″W / 40.34444°N 75.07667°W / 40.34444; -75.07667
Area15.7 acres (6.4 ha)
Architectural styleMid 19th Century Revival, Early Republic, Late Victorian
NRHP reference No.88003049[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 4, 1989

The Mechanicsville Village Historic District, also known as Fenton's Corner, New-Work, and Halifax, is a national historic district that is located in Mechanicsville, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

History and architectural features[edit]

This district includes twenty-seven contributing buildings that are located in the crossroads village of Mechanicsville. They include a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, some of which are representative of the vernacular, Late Victorian style. The residential buildings are predominantly 2+12-story, wood and stone structures, some of which date to the early-nineteenth century. Notable buildings include the Samuel Wilson Seed House (c. 1885), Thomas Walton Store and Residence (before 1814), Joseph Burger House (c. 1860), Thomas Walton Tenant House (c. 1815), Phineas Hellyer House (c. 1815), George Nixon House (c. 1830), and the William Fell House (c. 1810).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]



  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mechanicsville Village Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved October 19, 2012.