Byers Station Historic District facts for kids
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|Former Reading Railroad station|
Former U.S. Graphite Byers Plant, Byers Station Historic District, September 2010
|Location||Jct. of Byers and Eagle Farm Rds., Upper Uwchlan Township, Pennsylvania|
Byers Station Historic District
|Area||35 acres (14 ha)|
|Built by||Downing, B.H.|
|Architectural style||Italianate, Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||02000062|
|Added to NRHP||February 20, 2002|
Byers Station Historic District is a national historic district located in Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 26 contributing buildings in the crossroads community of Byers Station. The buildings date to the 19th century and include a number of notable Italianate style buildings. Notable buildings include a variety of residences, a factory, a Masonic lodge (1894), and the former Byers Hotel (c. 1874). The community grew around the Byers railroad station, after its opening in 1871, and continued after plumbago (graphite) was discovered in the area in 1875.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
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