Old House Fair in Bellefonte
Save the Date!: April 28 & 29, 2017
The Pennsylvania Match Factory • 100 Match Factory Place • Bellefonte, PA
BELLEFONTE, PA – The Bellefonte Historical and […]CONTINUE READING
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CCHS extends its sincere thanks to the Centre County Government for graciously sponsoring CNET for the filming of the 26th Annual John H. Ziegler Historic Preservation Awards of the Centre County Historical Society. The 2014 John H. Ziegler Historic Preservation Awards presentation is available in its entirety for you to view online. Each year for 25 years, [...]CONTINUE READING
Some basic techniques and resources required for researching a historic property. Whether the research is intended for personal or academic interest, or for the nomination of a property to the National Register of Historic Places,the following information will help the […]CONTINUE READING
A list of properties or districts, their address and the date listed in the historic register.CONTINUE READING
1. What is the National Register of Historic Places?
The National Register of Historic Places, maintained by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, is the nation’s official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in […]CONTINUE READING
Centre County was, for the first half century or so of its history, cut off from more populated areas of Pennsylvania by the “Endless Mountains,” the long folded Appalachians that can be seen from nearly every point in the County.
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Carley, Rachel. Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture. New York: Henry Holt, 1994.
Downing, Andrew Jackson. The Architecture of […]CONTINUE READING
The Centre Furnace Mansion was where the Centre Furnace ironmaster and his family resided Here, the ironmaster could oversee the operations of the furnace business, located within view from the southwest corner of the house. It is appropriately called a mansion, since a mansion is the largest house in a village. This was the largest [...]CONTINUE READING
See the winners, photos and information about the 2012 Historic Preservation Awards.CONTINUE READING