Montrose Historic District (Montrose, Pennsylvania)

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Montrose Historic District
Montrose Fire Department Montrose Historic District Aug 09.jpg
Montrose Fire Department, August 2009
Montrose Historic District (Montrose, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Montrose Historic District (Montrose, Pennsylvania)
Montrose Historic District (Montrose, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Montrose Historic District (Montrose, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Wyalusing, Owego, Spruce and Chenango Streets; Lake Avenue; High and Turrell Streets; Grow Avenue; and Jessup Street, Montrose, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°50′02″N 75°52′38″W / 41.83389°N 75.87722°W / 41.83389; -75.87722Coordinates: 41°50′02″N 75°52′38″W / 41.83389°N 75.87722°W / 41.83389; -75.87722
Area 247.5 acres (100.2 ha)
Built c. 1812-c. 1935
Architectural style Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Italianate, Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 11000342[1]
Added to NRHP June 8, 2011

Montrose Historic District is a national historic district located at Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 386 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Montrose. They were built between about 1812 and 1935, and include textbook examples of Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Italianate, and Gothic Revival style architecture. The district is centered on the Susquehanna County Courthouse Complex. In addition to the Courthouse complex, the Sylvanus Mulford House and Silver Lake Bank are separately listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable buildings include the United Fire Company aka the Jessup house (c. 1855), Montrose Theater (c. 1920), Lyons Building at 13 Public Avenue, Sayre Building (1894), Loomis Building (1893), Masonic Lodge, Phoenix Block (1854), Tarbell Hotel (1914, 1870), William H. Cooper House (1860), Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association (1907), Bridgewater Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Montrose United Methodist Church, and Holy Name of Mary Chapel Catholic Church (1886).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/06/11 through 6/10/11. National Park Service. 2012-10-12. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jeffrey Marshall (February–March 2011). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Montrose Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-29.