Curtin Village

Curtin Village, also known as Eagle Ironworks, is a national historic district located at Boggs Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 18 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures in Curtin. The district includes buildings and structures related to an ironworks dating back to 1810, when founded by Roland Curtin, Sr., father of Andrew Gregg Curtin, and Miles Boggs. The district includes the iron master's mansion (1830), a late-19th century Victorian style dwelling, the Eagle Furnace stack (1847), the remains of a grist mill, a number of worker's houses, and an overgrown canal basin. The Eagle Ironworks closed in 1921.[2] The area has been preserved and is operated as the Curtin Village at Eagle Ironworks Historical Site. The historical site is owned by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and managed by the Roland Curtin Foundation.

Curtin Village
Eagle Ironworks Dec 12.jpg
Eagle Ironworks, Curtin Village, December 2012
Curtin Village is located in Pennsylvania
Curtin Village
Curtin Village is located in the United States
Curtin Village
LocationOff U.S. 220, Boggs Township, Boggs Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°58′26″N 77°44′33″W / 40.97389°N 77.74250°W / 40.97389; -77.74250Coordinates: 40°58′26″N 77°44′33″W / 40.97389°N 77.74250°W / 40.97389; -77.74250
Area155.1 acres (62.8 ha)
Built1810
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Federal
NRHP reference No.71000687[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 11, 1971

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (February 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Curtin Village" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-05.

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