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Boswell Historic District
(added 1994 - Somerset County - #94000519)
Roughly bounded by Hower Ave., Atkinson Way, Quemahoning Creek, Main St. and Juniata St. , Boswell
(800 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry, Social History, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Cairnbrook Historic District
(added 1994 - Somerset County - #94000523)
Roughly bounded by the Penn Central RR tracks, McGregor Ave., Windber Ave. and John St., Shade Township , Cairnbrook
(500 acres, 132 buildings, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dickey, S.E., and Co.
Architectural Style: Other, Prairie School
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American Industrial
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Hair, Matthew, Farm
(added 1996 - Somerset County - #96001207)
Also known as Shaulis, Clavin, Farm;Fruit Crest
Off PA 601, 1 mi. N of Boswell , Hollsopple
(1100 acres, 3 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Irrigation Facility, Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Irrigation Facility, Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Kooser State Park Family Cabin District
(added 1987 - Somerset County - #87000111)
10 mi. N of PA Turnpike Exit 10 on PA 31 , Jefferson
(92 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Outdoor Recreation, Park
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Camp, Outdoor Recreation, Park

Laurel Hill RDA
(added 1987 - Somerset County - #87000738)
Also known as Laurel Hill State Park
4 mi. W of New Centerville and PA 281 , Somerset
(13520 acres, 198 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: CCC Camps SP-8 and SP-15
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Entertainment/Recreation, Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Park, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Shade Furnace Archeological District
(added 2008 - Somerset County - #07001380)
Also known as Old Shade Furnace; Shade Forge
Address Restricted , Reitz
(2080 acres, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Village Site, Water Works
Current Function: Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Stoystown Historic District
(added 2001 - Somerset County - #01000605)
Roughly bounded by W & E Forbes Rds.,E Main St., Meadow St. E Penn Ave, S Sommerset St., W Penn Ave. and W Main St. , Stoystown Borough
(300 acres, 81 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Fulton, Frank J., Fulton, Calvin
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Uptown Somerset Historic District
(added 1995 - Somerset County - #95001254)
Roughly bounded by N. Kimbery, Main, Columbia, and W. Catherine Sts. , Somerset
(560 acres, 177 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Purcell & Fry
Architectural Style: Italianate, Classical Revival, No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Uptown Somerset Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1997 - Somerset County - #97000286)
Roughly bounded by W. Union and W. Main Sts., N. Center and N. Edgewood Aves. , Somerset
(42 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Classical Revival, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Windber Historic District
(added 1991 - Somerset County - #91001705)
Roughly bounded by the borough line, Cambria Ave., 28th St. and the Big Paint Cr. , Paint Borough
(2990 acres, 944 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Berwind-White Coal Mining Co.
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: European, Social History, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Windber Historic District
(added 1991 - Somerset County - #91001705)
Roughly bounded by the borough line, Cambria Ave., 28th St. and the Big Paint Cr. , Windber
(2990 acres, 944 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Berwind-White Coal Mining Co.
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: European, Social History, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store




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