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Newport in Perry County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newport Historic District

National Register of Historic Places

 

— Newport Heritage Park —

 
Newport Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
1. Newport Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Newport Historic District
has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places in 1999
by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 275.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1999.
 
Location. 40° 28.605′ N, 77° 7.965′ W. Marker is in Newport, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is on North 4th Street (Pennsylvania Route 849) just north of Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 34), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Newport Heritage Park at the northeast corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport PA 17074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Settlement of Newport (here, next to this marker); The Canal Era (here, next to this marker); St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (here, next to this marker); The Railroad Era
Newport Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
2. Newport Historic District Marker
(looking north along North 4th Street)
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(a few steps from this marker); Newport Heritage Park (a few steps from this marker); Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue (a few steps from this marker); Carson Long Military Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away); Carson Long Institute (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Regarding Newport Historic District. National Register of Historic Places #99000321.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Newport Heritage Park
 
Also see . . .
1. Newport Historic District (Wikipedia). It consists of a large residential neighborhood of primarily vernacular working-class homes, a commercial area, industrial buildings, public buildings, three bridges, and a cemetery. Of the 418 contributing buildings, 361 are residences. (Submitted on June 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Newport Historic District. The Newport Historic District is historically significant for its long-term contribution to regional and local commerce and industry. In addition, the buildings of Newport remain largely intact and are generally well preserved, providing a representative
Newport Historic District Marker • Newport Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
3. Newport Historic District Marker • Newport Heritage Park
(looking east • related markers & St. Paul's Lutheran Church in background)
example of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture. (Submitted on June 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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