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Ephrata Commercial Historic District
Ephrata National Bank PA.jpg
Ephrata National Bank, November 2011
Location Portions of W. Main, E. Main, N. State, S. State Sts., and Washington Ave., Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Area 15.3 acres (6.2 ha)
Architect Urban, C. Emlen; Evans, Clifton
Architectural style Queen Anne, Italianate
NRHP reference No. 06001005
Added to NRHP November 8, 2006

Ephrata Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 36 contributing buildings in the central business district of Ephrata. It has notable examples of the Queen Anne and Italianate architectural styles and buildings designed by noted Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban. The oldest building dates to 1808 and is the Eagle Hotel. Other notable buildings include the I.G. Sprecher & Sons Hardware (1911), Richard Heitler House (1820), J.W. Yost Liquor Store (c. 1880), Ephrata Railroad Station (1887-1889), U.S. Post Office (1937), Ephrata National Bank (1925), and Grant and Wenger Feed Mill (1924). Located in the district is the separately listed Mentzer Building.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.

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