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

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Fayette 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 68 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Four sites are further designated as National Historic Landmarks. One is also designated as a National Historic Site and another is designated as a National Battlefield.

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 Alliance Furnace
Alliance Furnace
01991-09-06September 6, 1991
(#91001130)
Off Township 568 at Jacob's Creek, northeast of Perryopolis
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Perry Township Ruins of a 1789 iron furnace, the first such structure west of the Appalachian Mountains.
2 Bowman's Castle
Bowman's Castle
01975-03-03March 3, 1975
(#75001641)
Front Street
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Brownsville Commonly known as Nemacolin Castle, a 1750s trading post turned mid-19th Century mansion, with a colorful Underground Railroad history.
3 Brier Hill
Brier Hill
01973-07-02July 2, 1973
(#73001629)
On U.S. Route 40 at Brier Hill
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Redstone Township Well preserved example of a turn-of-the-20th Century coal mining community.
4 Brown-Moore Blacksmith Shop
Brown-Moore Blacksmith Shop
01992-05-07May 7, 1992
(#92000393)
0.1 miles (0.16 km) west of Pennsylvania Route 4020
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Luzerne Township Early 19th Century blacksmith shop and general store.
5 Brownsville Bridge
Brownsville Bridge
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000834)
State Route 4025 over the Monongahela River
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Brownsville 1914 Pennsylvania truss style bridge. Extends into Washington County
6 Brownsville Commercial Historic District
Brownsville Commercial Historic District
01993-08-02August 2, 1993
(#93000716)
105–128 Brownsville Avenue and 1–145 Market, 101–200 High, 2–6 Water, 100 Charles, 1 Seneca, and 108 Bank Streets
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Brownsville An assortment of 55 commercial buildings, constructed between the 1870s and the 1930s. Although now mostly vacant, the structure reflect the community's prominence as a business center within the industrial Monongahela Valley.
7 Brownsville Northside Historic District
Brownsville Northside Historic District
01993-08-02August 2, 1993
(#93000717)
Roughly bounded by Front Street, Broadway, Shaffner Road, and Baltimore Street
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Brownsville Collection of 230 structures from the 19th and early 20th Centuries, a reflection of the town's history as an important stop on the National Road. Federal, Greek Revival, and Colonial Revival styles are prominent.
8 Carnegie Free Library
Carnegie Free Library
01981-10-08October 8, 1981
(#81000542)
South Pittsburgh Street
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Connellsville 1903 Italianate structure, part of the Carnegie library system.
9 Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church
Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church
01984-06-04June 4, 1984
(#84003364)
Howell and Griscom Streets
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Dawson Built in the Gothic revival style, 1927 church is designed to mimic a 14th Century English parish.
10 Abel Colley Tavern
Abel Colley Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001352)
U.S. Route 40, approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of Searights Crossroads
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Menallen Township 1835 tavern from the National Road era.
11 Peter Colley Tavern and Barn
Peter Colley Tavern and Barn
01973-07-24July 24, 1973
(#73001630)
On U.S. Route 40 at Brier Hill
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Redstone Township 1796 tavern from the National Road era, and adjoining early 19th Century farmhouse and out buildings.
12 Colonial National Bank Building
Colonial National Bank Building
02002-11-15November 15, 2002
(#02001337)
101 East Crawford Avenue
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Connellsville Greek revivial structure from 1906, which is still in active use as an office building.
13 John P. Conn House
John P. Conn House
01988-07-28July 28, 1988
(#88001164)
84 Ben Lomond Street
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Uniontown Well-preserved 1906 Colonial revival home, dating to the age of the "coal barons."
14 Connellsville Armory
Connellsville Armory
01991-11-14November 14, 1991
(#91001694)
108 West Washington Street
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Connellsville 1907 Gothic Revival complex, which served as a National Guard drilling station for nearly a century.
15 Connellsville Union Passenger Depot
Connellsville Union Passenger Depot
01996-03-29March 29, 1996
(#96000319)
900 West Crawford Avenue
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Connellsville 1913 train station from the legendary Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad.
16 Col. Edward Cook House
Col. Edward Cook House
01978-03-29March 29, 1978
(#78003090)
East of Belle Vernon
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Washington Township Traditional rural American home constructed in 1776 and occupied by the same family for 200 years.
17 Dawson Historic District
Dawson Historic District
01997-11-05November 5, 1997
(#97001252)
Roughly bounded by Howell Street, Middle Alley, the Youghiogheny River, River Road, and Spring and Locust Alleys
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Dawson Features 107 structures of varying styles, many of which were building during the coal boom of the early 20th Century.
18 Deffenbaugh Site (36FA57)
Deffenbaugh Site (36FA57)
01984-05-14May 14, 1984
(#84003368)
On a saddle between two hills, along Old Frame Rd.
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Nicholson Township Excavatory site of an ancient village of the Monongahela culture.
19 John S. Douglas House
John S. Douglas House
01994-02-04February 4, 1994
(#94000006)
136 North Gallatin Avenue
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Uniontown Now a funeral home, 1901 mansion displays Richardsonian Romanesque style.
20 Downer Tavern
Downer Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001351)
U.S. Route 40 at Chalkhill
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Wharton Township 1826 tavern was a stop on the National Road.
21 Dunlap's Creek Bridge
Dunlap's Creek Bridge
01978-07-31July 31, 1978
(#78002398)
Spans Dunlap Creek
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Brownsville An active 1839 structure, it stands as the first cast iron bridge ever constructed in the United States.
22 Fallingwater
Fallingwater
01974-07-23July 23, 1974
(#74001781)
West of Pennsylvania Route 381
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Stewart Township The preeminent Frank Lloyd Wright home, constructed over a waterfall in 1937, and named by the Smithsonian as one of the "Top 28 Places to Visit Before You Die."
23 Fayette-Springs Hotel
Fayette-Springs Hotel
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001358)
U.S. Route 40, approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) east of Chalk Hill
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Wharton Township 1822 inn on the National Road continues to operate as a restaurant.
24 Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000664)
11 miles (18 km) east of Uniontown on U.S. Route 40
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Wharton Township Site of the 1754 French & Indian War battle in with 22 year old George Washington suffered his only defeat as a commanding officer. Also included on this property is the gravesite of British General Edward Braddock, who was killed in a nearby skirmish in 1755.
25 Francis Farm Petroglyphs Site (36FA35)
Francis Farm Petroglyphs Site (36FA35)
01984-05-10May 10, 1984
(#84003370)
Off Perry Road, 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the junction of Pennsylvania Routes 51 and 201
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Jefferson Township Well preserved collection of Woodland period petroglyphs.
26 Josiah Frost House
Josiah Frost House
01996-10-24October 24, 1996
(#96001209)
Southern side of U.S. Route 40, west of Searight's Corners
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Menallen Township 1822 Federal style structure was a stop on the National Road.
27 Thomas Gaddis Homestead
Thomas Gaddis Homestead
01974-04-26April 26, 1974
(#74001782)
South of Uniontown off U.S. Route 119
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South Union Township Oldest structure in Fayette County and the second oldest log cabin located in Western Pennsylvania.
28 Gallatin School
Gallatin School
01998-07-23July 23, 1998
(#98000902)
165 N. Gallatin Avenue
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Uniontown Former school building was building 1908 in the Classical revival style.
29 Albert Gallatin House; Friendship Hill National Historic Site
Albert Gallatin House; Friendship Hill National Historic Site
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000663)
3 miles (4.8 km) north of Point Marion on Pennsylvania Route 166
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Springhill Township Contains the estate and 1789 home of early American statesman Albert Gallatin.
30 Isaac Newton Hagan House
Isaac Newton Hagan House
02000-05-16May 16, 2000
(#00000708)
723 Kentuck Road
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Stewart Township Commonly known as Kentuck Knob, a 1956 Frank Lloyd Wright home, which is nestled into a rocky outcropping.
31 Hopwood-Miller Tavern
Hopwood-Miller Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001355)
U.S. Route 40 (Main Street) in Hopwood
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South Union Township National Road tavern dates to 1816.
32 Johnson-Hatfield Tavern
Johnson-Hatfield Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001354)
U.S. Route 40, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) east of Brier Hill
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Redstone Township Built in 1817 as an inn on the National Road.
33 Karolcik Building
Karolcik Building
01997-10-24October 24, 1997
(#97001246)
115–117 South Liberty Street
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Perryopolis Ornate 1921 structure built as a single screen movie theater now houses various small businesses.
34 Hugh Laughlin House
Hugh Laughlin House
01987-04-30April 30, 1987
(#87000659)
Township Route 422 south of Brownsville
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Redstone Township Farmhouse was constructed in the Georgian style.
35 Layton Bridge
Layton Bridge
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000840)
Legislative Route 26191 over the Youghiogheny River at Layton
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Perry Township 1899 Pratt truss railroad bridge, which, since 1933, has served automobiles. Featured prominently in The Silence of the Lambs.
36 Linden Hall at Saint James Park
Linden Hall at Saint James Park
01989-10-11October 11, 1989
(#89001787)
RR 26051 northwest of Dawson
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Lower Tyrone Township 1911 Tudor mansion is currently part of a country club.
37 Locus 7 Site
Locus 7 Site
01980-03-20March 20, 1980
(#80003495)
On a bluff above Downers Run north of Fayette City, 2,000 feet (610 m) east of the Monongahela River
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Washington Township Archaeological site, which contains an ancient Monongahela village.
38 Marion Bridge
Marion Bridge
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000841)
Pennsylvania Route 88 over the Monongahela River
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Point Marion 1930 cantilevered truss bridge. Demolished November 16, 2009. Extended into Greene County.
39 Dr. J.C. McClenathan House and Office
Dr. J.C. McClenathan House and Office
02002-11-15November 15, 2002
(#02001335)
134 South Pittsburgh Street
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Connellsville Medical office displays eclectic mix of Romanesque and Queen Anne architectural styles.
40 Isaac Meason House
Isaac Meason House
01971-01-25January 25, 1971
(#71000707)
U.S. Route 119 North in Mount Braddock
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Dunbar Township Commonly known as Mount Braddock, 1802 mansion is one of two standing in the country that exhibit the Palladian stone-cut style.
41 Monroe Tavern
Monroe Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001357)
U.S. Route 40 (Main Street) in Hopwood
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South Union Township 1825 National Road tavern reflects adoption of Early Republic style construction.
42 Morris-Hair Tavern
Morris-Hair Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001356)
U.S. Route 40 (Main Street) in Hopwood
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South Union Township A former National Road inn, structure was built in 1818.
43 Mount Vernon Furnace
Mount Vernon Furnace
01991-09-06September 6, 1991
(#91001127)
Entsey Road east of Pennsylvania Route 982, east of Scottdale
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Bullskin Township Traditional iron blast furnace was in operation from 1795 to 1825.
44 New Geneva Historic District
New Geneva Historic District
01996-08-28August 28, 1996
(#95000119)
Roughly bounded by Front Street east from Church Lane, Georges Creek, and the Monongahela River
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Nicholson Township Features 29 buildings in the Federal and Queen Anne style. Documents evolution of small industrial town founded by Albert Gallatin that specialized in pottery manufacturing until the early 20th Century.
45 Peter and Jonathan Newmyer Farm
Peter and Jonathan Newmyer Farm
01998-07-23July 23, 1998
(#98000901)
3165 Richey Road
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Bullskin Township Comprises 8 structures from the 18th and 19th Century, including a traditional German-style bank barn.
46 Adam Clarke Nutt Mansion
Adam Clarke Nutt Mansion
01990-10-25October 25, 1990
(#90001607)
26 Nutt Avenue
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Uniontown Mansion dates to the "coal baron" era and exhibits hallmarks of the Queen Anne and Second Empire building styles.
47 Oak Hill Estate
Oak Hill Estate
01999-05-12May 12, 1999
(#99000514)
U.S. Route 40, 0.25 miles (0.40 km) west of U.S. Route 119
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North Union Township Classical revival mansion from the "coal baron" era is now part of the Mount Saint Macrina monestary.
48 Penn-Craft Historic District
Penn-Craft Historic District
01989-05-18May 18, 1989
(#89000356)
Roughly bounded by Legislative Route 4020 and Township Routes 326 and 549
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Luzerne Township Contains 108 structures dating to the founding of the village as a self-contained, self-reliant community of miners facing poverty and unemployment during the Great Depression.
49 Providence Quaker Cemetery and Chapel
Providence Quaker Cemetery and Chapel
01997-10-24October 24, 1997
(#97001243)
Junction of Legislative Routes 4036 and 4038 West
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Perry Township 1895 stone church, which features many early 19th Century gravestones in the adjacent yard.
50 Andrew Rabb House
Andrew Rabb House
01992-11-12November 12, 1992
(#92001497)
Off Pennsylvania Route 166 north of Masontown
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German Township Georgian home was constructed in 1773 by a prominent whiskey distiller.
51 Rush House
Rush House
01978-03-08March 8, 1978
(#78002399)
U.S. Route 40 and Pennsylvania Route 381 in Farmington
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Wharton Township A tavern from the National Road era, structure was completed in 1837.
52 St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church
St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church
01997-11-07November 7, 1997
(#97001247)
504 South Liberty Street
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Perryopolis Finished in 1918, church exhibits the Byzantine revival style.
53 St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church
01980-10-15October 15, 1980
(#80003494)
Church Street
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Brownsville Contains the oldest continuously operating congregation of any faith in Western Pennsylvania. Current structure built in 1843 and is in elaborate cathedral, designed to serve as a potential diocesan seat.
54 Searight's Fulling Mill
Searight's Fulling Mill
01973-06-19June 19, 1973
(#73001631)
Cemetery Road
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Perryopolis 1810 structure is representative of small, highly localized manufacturing facilities in early industrial era.
55 Searights Tollhouse, National Road
Searights Tollhouse, National Road
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000665)
West of Uniontown off U.S. Route 40
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Menallen Township 1834 toll collection site along the National Road, operated as one of six such structures in Pennsylvania until 1905.
56 Shoaf Historic District
Shoaf Historic District
01994-06-03June 3, 1994
(#94000518)
Roughly bounded by 1–170 First Street, Second Street, processing buildings, and the bank of coke ovens
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Georges Township Consists of 39 structures, including shuttered coke ovens and traditional miners' duplexes, which would previously have been owned by the mine operator.
57 Smock Historic District
Smock Historic District
01994-06-03June 3, 1994
(#94000520)
Roughly bounded by Redstone Cemetery, Colonial Mine No. 1, Smock Hill, Colonial Mine No. 2, and Redstone Creek at Smock
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Franklin and Menallen Townships Contains 177 structures in this former company town, including duplexes built for mine employees and detached homes constructed for supervisors.
58 Springer Farm
Springer Farm
01982-07-23July 23, 1982
(#82003788)
Pennsylvania Route 51, northwest of Uniontown
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North Union Township Brick farmhouse dates to 1817.
59 Star Junction Historic District
Star Junction Historic District
01997-10-24October 24, 1997
(#97001244)
Roughly the junction of Pennsylvania Route 51 and Legislative Route 4036, including Post Office Road, Church Street, Pennsylvania Route 532, and Old Ridge Road
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Perry Township Preserves 163 structures, mainly miners' duplexes and detached supervisor's quarters, documenting life in a traditional coal company town.
60 Summit Hotel
Summit Hotel
02005-02-15February 15, 2005
(#05000062)
101 Skyline Drive
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North Union and South Union Townships Opened in 1907 in the Mission revival style, hotel contains to operate on a scenic crest.
61 Temple Ohave Israel
Temple Ohave Israel
02016-02-02February 2, 2016
(#15001032)
210 2nd St.
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Brownsville
62 Thomas H. Thompson House
Thomas H. Thompson House
01995-02-24February 24, 1995
(#95000128)
815 Water Street
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Brownsville Built in 1906, Spanish revival mansion dates to the "coal baron" era.
63 Uniontown Downtown Historic District
Uniontown Downtown Historic District
01989-05-19May 19, 1989
(#89000357)
Roughly Main Street between Court Street and Mill Street
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Uniontown Features 113 buildings from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Intricate apartment and office buildings ranging from the Classical revival to the Art moderne styles, as well as the imposing Romanesque courthouse, reflect the wealth generated by coal mining and coke production.
64 US Post Office-Connellsville
US Post Office-Connellsville
01993-06-24June 24, 1993
(#92001495)
115 North Arch Street
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Connellsville 1913 post office exemplifies handsome Colonial revival style of era's governmental buildings.
65 Wallace-Baily Tavern
Wallace-Baily Tavern
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001350)
U.S. Route 40, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Brier Hill
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Redstone Township 1840 National Road era tavern contains expressive Greek portico.
66 Wharton Furnace
Wharton Furnace
01991-09-06September 6, 1991
(#91001143)
Wharton Furnace-Hull Road south of U.S. Route 40, southeast of Hopwood
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Wharton Township Traditional blast furnace was used in iron production from 1839 to 1850.
67 Whitsett Historic District
Whitsett Historic District
01995-07-21July 21, 1995
(#95000883)
Roughly bounded by the Youghiogheny River, the former Elwell Branch of the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie railroad tracks, and Elwell Run, at Whitsett
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Perry Township Includes 48 structures from the community's founding as a coal mining company town, particularly wood frame duplex homes.
68 Youghiogheny Bank of Pennsylvania
Youghiogheny Bank of Pennsylvania
01997-10-24October 24, 1997
(#97001245)
South Liberty Street, south of Washington Diamond
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Perryopolis Utilitarian 1817 stone structure once held the first formal bank in Western Pennsylvania.

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