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  Historic Districts  AK-AZ, CA-CT, DE-GAHI-IL, IN-LA, MA-ME, MI-MT, NC-NM, NY-OKPA, RI-TN, TX-ZZ  

 

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Bethlehem
Colonial Industrial Quarter
459 Old York Road
Bethlehem PA  18018
Phone
610 882-0450
Web Site http://www.historicbethlehem.org/
Description  historic district offers 1761 Tannery, 1762 Waterworks, 1869 Mill with
HistoryWorks! Children's gallery, 1810 Goundy House museum

Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus Industrial
Era 18th

  Chester Springs
 
Historic Yellow Springs
 
1685 Art School Road
 
Chester Springs  PA   19425
 
Phone   610 827-7414
 
Web Site  http://www.charityadvantage.com/yellowsprings/HOME.asp
 
E-mail  mailto:inquiries@yellowsprings.org
 
Description  145 acres, 14 buildings, spanning 275 years
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Town
 
New or Updated:  3/29/2004

  PA

  Eagles Mere

  Eagles Mere

  Box 2

  Eagles Mere Ave

  Eagles Mere  PA  17731    

  Phone  570 525-3503

  Alt Phone  570 535-3515

  Web Site http://www.eaglesmere.org/

  Description  town developed as resort in the 1800's, many Victorian cottages 

  Type of Resource  Historic District

  Owner/Operator:  Eagles Mere Village Inc

  New or Updated:  12/30/2006

 

  Easton

  Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

  1 South Third St, 8th Fl

  Easton  PA 18042    

  Phone   610 923-3548

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/dele/

  Description  5 counties with sites recounting canal & rail transport, ethnic communities

  Type of Resource   Historic District

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Canal

  New or Updated:  8/9/2004

 

  Pennsylvania

  Fallsington

  Historic Fallsington

  4 Yardley Ave

  Fallsington  PA  19054    

  Phone   215 295-6567  Web Site  http://www.historicfallsington.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@historicfallsington.org

  Alt Web  http://www.bucksnet.com/hisfalls/

  Description  six preserved buildings in 90 building district created in 1953

  Type of Resource   Historic District

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Owner/Operator:  Historic Fallsington, Inc

  New or Updated:  5/3/2005

  Hollidaysburg
 
Historic Hollidaysburg
 
211 Allegheny St
 
Hollidaysburg   PA    16648    
 
Phone   814 696-0544
 
Web Site  http://www.hollidaysburg.org/welcome/
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
New or Updated:   1/22/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Levittown
 
Historic Fallsington Inc
 
4 Yardley Avenue
 
Levittown  PA  19054    
 
Phone   215 295-6567
 
Web Site  http://www.historicfallsington.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.livingplaces.net/pa/bucks/historicdistricts/fallsington/fallsingtonhistdist
 
Description  90 buildings of Quaker  community, walking tours
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Kind of Activity   Local Tours
 
New or Updated:    4/16/2004

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Independence National Historic Park

  313 Walnut Street

  Philadelphia  PA  19106    

  Phone  215 965-2305

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/inde

  Description  visitor center, Independence Hall, the Liberty and more -- 20 buildings

                    related to the birth of the country

  Type of Resource  Historic District

  Era  Revolutionary War

  New or Updated:  5/16/2006

Pennsylvania
Saxonburg
Historic Saxonburg
420 West Main Street
Saxonburg PA
Phone
724 352-1400
Web Site http://www.saxonburgpa.com
Description town founded in 1832 by John Augustus Roebling, who later designed the Brooklyn Bridge -- 32 buildings over 100 ears old
Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus Famous People
Era 1832
Last changed: 01/07/2003

St Michael
South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club Historical Society
186 Main Street
PO Box 219
St Michael PA  15951
Phone
814 539-6752
Web Site  *****
Description  features club house & cottages of millionaire group that owned dam that
caused Johnstown Flood
Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus Historical Society
Era 1889

  Pennsylvania
 
Uniontown
 
National Road Heritage Corridor
 
65 West Main Street 2nd floor
 
Uniontown   PA    15401 
 
Phone   724 437-9877
 
Web Site  http://www.nationalroadpa.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@nationalroadpa.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.byways.org/browse/byways/12919/
 
Description  Pennsylvania stretch of first federal highway
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
  Kind of Activity 
Byway
 
New or Updated:   4/11/2004

Washington Crossing
Washington Crossing Historic Park
PO Box 103
Washington Crossing PA  18977
Phone
215 493-4076
Web Site
Description 
500 acre park with two main section containing many structures, most
related to Washington's crossing of the Delaware in 1776
Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus Military
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor Recreation
Era Revolutionary War
 

  Pennsylvania

  Wetherly

  Eckley Miner's Village

  Route 2, Box 236

  Wetherly   PA  18255    

  Phone   717 636-2070

  Alt Phone   716 636-2071

  Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/eckley/eckley.asp?secid=14

  E-mail  mailto:wstrassner@state.pa.us

  Description  mining patch town restored in 1971 for a film, unique combination of

                    residential and historical structures gives picture of life as a miner

  Type of Resource   Historic District

  Primary Focus  Village

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:   11/23/2004

 

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