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Virginville, Pennsylvania

Virginville Historic District
The Virginville Hotel, part of the historic district
Virginville, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Virginville, Pennsylvania
Location Main, 2nd, 1st, and Front Sts. and Chapel Dr. Richmond Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates
Area 17.3 acres (7.0 ha)
Built by Dreibelbis, Francis; Heinly, Seth
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Italianate, et al.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 00001123[1]
Added to NRHP September 28, 2000

Virginville is a census-designated place[2] in Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is located at the junction of PA 143 and Crystal Ridge Road, and is approximately 7 miles to the south of the borough of Lenhartsville. As of the 2010 census, the population was 309 residents.[3] Maiden Creek runs through the town and it also meets up with Sacony Creek.

The hamlet was designated the Virginville Historic District by the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1]

The district encompasses 80 contributing buildings built between 1874 and 1930. It includes residential, commercial, and institutional buildings in a variety of popular architectural styles including Gothic Revival and Italianate. A primarily residential district, notable non-residential buildings include The Creamery (c. 1875), St. Paul's Chapel (1903), Virginville Hotel (1885), post office (c. 1930), and Balthasar's Garage (1921).[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ http://www.census.gov/2010census/
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/#
  4. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes April E. Frantz (March 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Virginville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
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