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Chambersburg Historic District
(added 1982 - Franklin County - #82003789)
US 11 and US 30 , Chambersburg
(2320 acres, 159 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Georgian, Italianate
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Franklin Furnace Historic District
(added 1991 - Franklin County - #91001136)
Roughly bounded by Circle Dr. and Cinder St., St. Thomas Township , Edenville
(40 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Greencastle Historic District
(added 1992 - Franklin County - #92001722)
Roughly bounded by Washington, PA 2002, Jefferson, Mifflin, Chambers, Grant and Allison, and Baltimore N to Spring Grove, Greencastle
(1000 acres, 346 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Second Empire, Federal
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Hays Bridge Historic District
(added 1978 - Franklin County - #78002402)
E of Mercersburg on SR 331 and SR 328 , Mercersburg
(99 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stouffer,S.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Mercersburg Academy
(added 1984 - Franklin County - #84003374)
Also known as Marshall College;Mercersburgh Theological Seminary;Mercersbu
PA 16 , Mercersburg
(150 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Mercersburg Historic District
(added 1978 - Franklin County - #78002403)
Main and Seminary Sts. , Mercersburg
(260 acres, 100 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Education, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Mercersburg Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1989 - Franklin County - #89000358)
Also known as See Also:Mercersburg Historic District
S. Main St., between Linden Ave. and PA 75 , Mercersburg
(100 acres, 24 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Road-Related, Single Dwelling

Monterey Historic District
(added 1976 - Franklin County - #76001639)
Off PA 16 , Blue Ridge Summit
(2500 acres, 60 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Rock Hill Farm
(added 1999 - Franklin County - #99000880)
Also known as Davis-Stauffer Farm Complex
12995 and 12755 Bain Rd. , Mercersburg
(1499 acres, 12 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Welsh
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Museum, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage

Wilson College
(added 1995 - Franklin County - #95000888)
1015 Philadelphia Ave. , Chambersburg
(550 acres, 17 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Furness, Evans & Co., et al., Larson, Leslie
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Second Empire, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing, Single Dwelling




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Cast Historical Plaques
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