Robertsdale Historic District

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Robertsdale Historic District
Robertsdale Hotel.jpg
Robertsdale Hotel, Autumn 1989
Robertsdale Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Robertsdale Historic District
Robertsdale Historic District is located in the US
Robertsdale Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by the USGS 1840 contour line and South Main, Wood, Lincoln, Cliff, and Cherry Streets, in Robertsdale, Wood Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°11′01″N 78°06′45″W / 40.18361°N 78.11250°W / 40.18361; -78.11250Coordinates: 40°11′01″N 78°06′45″W / 40.18361°N 78.11250°W / 40.18361; -78.11250
Area 81 acres (33 ha)
Built 1873
MPS Industrial Resources of Huntingdon County, 1780--1939 MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000391[1]
Added to NRHP May 7, 1992

Robertsdale Historic District is a national historic district located at Robertsdale in Wood Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 102 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site. The buildings primarily date between about 1873 and the 1920s and are associated with the development of the company town by the Rockhill Iron and Coal Company. They include the company office, store, and railway depot, along with workers' housing. Notable buildings include the company store (1873-1874), Rockhill Iron and Coal Company office building (1914), Robertsdale Post Office (c. 1915), East Broad Top Railroad depot (1914), Robertsdale Hotel (c. 1912), Reality Theatre (1948), McClain Store (1911-1923), superintendent's house (1896), Methodist Parsonage (1922), Wood Township Elementary School (1934), and the Methodist Episcopal Church (1890s).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[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. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes R. Ann Safley (February 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Robertsdale Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-03. 

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