National Register of Historic Places listings in Erie County, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Erie County, Pennsylvania.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 43 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another 2 properties were once listed but have been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Municipality Description
1 Academy Hall
Academy Hall
02006-11-21November 21, 2006
(#06001055)
Junction of High and Normal Streets, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
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Edinboro Italianate-style academic building built in 1857; oldest normal school building in Pennsylvania and oldest building at Edinboro University
2 C.F. Adams Building
C.F. Adams Building
02015-01-07January 7, 2015
(#14001132)
101 E. 6th St.
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Erie
3 Boston Store
Boston Store
01996-10-24October 24, 1996
(#96001194)
716–728 State Street
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Erie Art Deco department store completed in 1931; largest and most prominent department store of the 20th century in Erie.
4 Cashier's House and Coach House
Cashier's House and Coach House
01972-01-13January 13, 1972
(#72001121)
413 State Street
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Erie
5 Chandlery Corner
Chandlery Corner
01987-02-05February 5, 1987
(#87000030)
1 and 3 East Fourth Street, and 401–403, and 405 State Street
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Erie
6 Corry Armory
Corry Armory
01991-05-09May 9, 1991
(#91000509)
205 East Washington Street
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Corry
7 Dickson Tavern
Dickson Tavern
01990-01-18January 18, 1990
(#89002256)
201 French Street
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Erie Greek Revival building built in 1815; oldest building in Erie
8 Eagle Hotel
Eagle Hotel
01977-10-28October 28, 1977
(#77001167)
32 High Street
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Waterford
9 Erie Armory
Erie Armory
01989-12-22December 22, 1989
(#89002073)
6th and Parade Streets
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Erie
10 Erie Federal Courthouse and Post Office
Erie Federal Courthouse and Post Office
01993-01-22January 22, 1993
(#92000468)
Junction of 6th and State Streets
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Erie
11 Erie Land Lighthouse
Erie Land Lighthouse
01978-03-30March 30, 1978
(#78002397)
Dunn Boulevard, Lighthouse Park
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Erie First lighthouse on the Great Lakes built in the U.S. Current tower constructed in 1867 after the first two were demolished due to foundation problems. Deactivated in 1899, and now the centerpiece of a city park.
12 Erie Trust Company Building
Erie Trust Company Building
02000-08-10August 10, 2000
(#00000967)
1001 State Street
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Erie Art Deco office building completed in 1928; tallest building in Erie. Renamed Renaissance Centre in 1996.
13 Federal Row
Federal Row
01984-05-17May 17, 1984
(#84003355)
146–162 East 5th State; 424–430 Holland Street
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Erie
14 Gudgeonville Covered Bridge
Gudgeonville Covered Bridge
01980-09-17September 17, 1980
(#80003491)
Southeast of Girard on Gudgeonville Road
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Girard Township Multiple King post-truss covered bridge built in 1868; alleged to have been haunted. Destroyed by fire in 2008.
15 Pierre S. V. Hamot House
Pierre S. V. Hamot House
01991-11-14November 14, 1991
(#91001707)
302 French Street
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Erie
16 Harrington Covered Bridge
Harrington Covered Bridge
01980-09-17September 17, 1980
(#80003488)
Barney Road over West Branch Conneaut Creek
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Conneaut Township One of two remaining covered bridges in Erie County; Multiple kingpost truss bridge built in 1870.
17 John Hill House
John Hill House
01979-12-17December 17, 1979
(#79002224)
230 West 6th Street
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Erie
18 Hornby School
Hornby School
02008-08-13August 13, 2008
(#08000783)
10000 Station Road
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Greenfield Township One-room schoolhouse built in 1875; remained in service as a school until 1956. Reopened as a museum in 1984.
19 Jackson Koehler Eagle Brewery
Jackson Koehler Eagle Brewery
01982-04-13April 13, 1982
(#82003785)
2136 State Street
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Erie
20 Lovell Manufacturing Company
Lovell Manufacturing Company
01997-01-16January 16, 1997
(#96001551)
1301 French Street
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Erie
21 Main Library
Main Library
01979-04-26April 26, 1979
(#79002225)
3 South Perry Street
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Erie
22 Manchester School No. 3
Manchester School No. 3
02014-12-29December 29, 2014
(#14001100)
6610 W. Lake Rd.
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Fairview Township
23 Modern Tool Company
Modern Tool Company
01987-03-06March 6, 1987
(#87000382)
State and East Fourth Streets
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Erie
24 Nicholson House and Inn
Nicholson House and Inn
01985-02-26February 26, 1985
(#85000606)
4838 West Ridge Road
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Millcreek Township
25 North East Historic District
North East Historic District
01990-03-09March 9, 1990
(#90000414)
Roughly bounded by Division, North Lake, Eagle, North Pearl, and Gibson Streets
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North East
26 Old Customshouse
Old Customshouse
01972-01-13January 13, 1972
(#72001122)
409 State Street
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Erie
27 Park Dinor
Park Dinor
02004-03-18March 18, 2004
(#04000192)
4019 Main Street, Erie
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Lawrence Park Township
28 Presque Isle Light
Presque Isle Light
01983-08-04August 4, 1983
(#83002242)
On the shore of Lake Erie in Presque Isle State Park
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Millcreek Township
29 Charles Manning Reed Mansion
Charles Manning Reed Mansion
01982-04-19April 19, 1982
(#82003786)
524 Peach Street
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Erie
30 Short's Hotel
Short's Hotel
01983-08-25August 25, 1983
(#83002243)
90 South Pearl Street
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North East
31 Sommerheim Park Archaeological District
Sommerheim Park Archaeological District
01986-03-06March 6, 1986
(#86000397)
On bluffs above Sommerheim Drive and Presque Isle Bay
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Millcreek Township
32 Sturgeon House
Sturgeon House
01980-12-10December 10, 1980
(#80003490)
4302 Avonia Road, Fairview
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Fairview Township
33 Thayer-Thompson House
Thayer-Thompson House
01985-10-31October 31, 1985
(#85003443)
605 West 8th Street
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Erie
34 U.S.S. NIAGARA
U.S.S. NIAGARA
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73001628)
Erie Maritime Museum
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Erie Flagship of Oliver Hazard Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813
35 Union City Historic District
Union City Historic District
01990-03-09March 9, 1990
(#90000417)
Roughly bounded by Third, High, Main, and South Streets
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Union City
36 Villa Maria Academy
Villa Maria Academy
01996-11-08November 8, 1996
(#96001193)
819 West 8th Street
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Erie
37 Warner Theater
Warner Theater
01982-04-13April 13, 1982
(#82003787)
811 State Street
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Erie Art Deco theater built in 1930 for Warner Bros. and was designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp
38 Waterford Borough Historic District
Waterford Borough Historic District
01990-03-09March 9, 1990
(#90000419)
Roughly bounded by North Park Row, High, West First, and Walnut Streets
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Waterford
39 Waterford Covered Bridge
Waterford Covered Bridge
01980-09-17September 17, 1980
(#80003492)
Niemeyer Road over LeBoeuf Creek
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Waterford Township One of two remaining covered bridges in Erie County; Town lattice truss bridge built in 1875. Closed to traffic in 2011.
40 Watson-Curtze Mansion
Watson-Curtze Mansion
01983-07-16July 16, 1983
(#83002244)
356 West 6th Street
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Erie
41 West 21st Street Historic District
West 21st Street Historic District
01990-03-09March 9, 1990
(#90000418)
125–262 West 21st Street and 2014–2125 Sassafras Street
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Erie
42 West Park Place
West Park Place
01980-09-04September 4, 1980
(#80003489)
Bounded by North Park Row, Peach, 5th, and State Streets
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Erie
43 West Sixth Street Historic District
West Sixth Street Historic District
01984-11-01November 1, 1984
(#84000353)
West 6th Street from Poplar to Peach Street
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Erie

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location Municipality Summary
1 SS Niagara (freighter) Upload image
01987-08-03August 3, 1987
(#87001255)
01998-04-28April 28, 1998
Erie Sand and Gravel Company, foot of Sassafrass Street
Erie
2 Carman Covered Bridge
Carman Covered Bridge
01980-09-17September 17, 1980
(#80003493)
01998-04-28April 28, 1998
Southeast of West Springfield on Township 338
Conneaut and Springfield Townships Burned down

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