Category:Colonial Germantown Historic District

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English: The Colonial Germantown Historic District — in the Germantown district of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • A National Register of Historic Places listed historic district since 1966.
  • The Colonial Germantown Historic District runs along Germantown Avenue between Windrim Avenue and Upsal Street (4500 to 6500 blocks); and was expanded with the 6500–7600 blocks of Germantown Avenue from the Fort Washington branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad to Sharpnack Street in the Germantown and Mount Airy neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Roughly 600 buildings are in the district, which runs about 3.6 miles along Germantown Avenue. It must be one of the largest Historic Districts on the NRHP, as well as one of the longest and narrowest.
  • The Battle of Germantown was fought in the district in 1777. The first abolition petition was signed here. Also, the first bible printed in America in a European language (German) was printed here.
Object location40° 02′ 11″ N, 75° 10′ 29″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo
This is a category about a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Its reference number is
Colonial Germantown Historic District 
designated National Historic Landmark District in the Germantown and Mount Airy neighborhoods of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania along both sides of Germantown Avenue
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Instance of historic district
LocationPhiladelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Heritage designation
  • place listed on the National Register of Historic Places (15 October 1966, NRHP district)
  • National Historic Landmark (23 June 1965)
Authority control

40° 02′ 02.67″ N, 75° 10′ 19.12″ W

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