Titusville Historic District (Titusville, Pennsylvania)

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Titusville Historic District
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Benson Memorial Library
Titusville Historic District (Titusville, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Titusville Historic District (Titusville, Pennsylvania)
Titusville Historic District (Titusville, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Titusville Historic District (Titusville, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Petroleum, Spruce, Franklin, Perry, Monroe, Main and Spring Sts., Titusville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°37′47″N 79°40′26″W / 41.62972°N 79.67389°W / 41.62972; -79.67389Coordinates: 41°37′47″N 79°40′26″W / 41.62972°N 79.67389°W / 41.62972; -79.67389
Area 170 acres (69 ha)
Built 1859
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP reference # 85000178[1]
Added to NRHP January 31, 1985

Titusville Historic District is a national historic district in Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

The district includes 472 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential areas. It includes a mix of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings with the majority built after the Drake Well was established in 1859. They are in a variety of popular architectural styles including Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, and Colonial Revival.

Notable buildings include the William Barnsdell House (c. 1855), First National Bank, R.D. Fletcher's Store, Universalist Church (1865), The Corinthian Hall, Chase and Stewart Block, Kernochan and Company Building (c. 1900), Penn Movie Theater (1939), Pennsylvania Bank & Trust Co., Swedish Congregationalist Church, and the Emerson House. Located in the district and separately listed is the Titusville City Hall.[2]

The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Kathy R. Maloney and Susan M. Zacher (October 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Titusville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-19.