Smock Historic District

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Smock Historic District
Smock PA Historic District.JPG
Smock Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Smock Historic District
Smock Historic District is located in the US
Smock Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Redstone Cemetery, Colonial Mine No. 1, Smock Hill, Colonial Mine No. 2 and Redstone Cr., Franklin Township and Menallen Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°59′59″N 79°46′39″W / 39.99972°N 79.77750°W / 39.99972; -79.77750Coordinates: 39°59′59″N 79°46′39″W / 39.99972°N 79.77750°W / 39.99972; -79.77750
Area 187 acres (76 ha)
Built 1911
Built by Pittsburg Coal Co. et al
MPS Bituminous Coal and Coke Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000520[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1994

Smock Historic District is a national historic district located at Franklin Township and Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 177 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, 7 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object in the coal mining community of Smock. Most of the contributing buildings and structures were built between the 1880s and 1923. They include the extractive and archaeological remains of Colonial Mines No. 1 and 2 and related coke operations, 109 company built dwellings (92 workers' houses and 17 managers' houses), the Redstone Creek bridge, and the Smock War Monument. Other buildings include three schools, the company store, three churches, and a movie theater.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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  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 Carmen DiCiccio (January 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Smock Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-29. 

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