Tamaqua Historic District

Roughly bounded by the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rowe & Mauch Sts., East End Ave., Mountain Ave., and West Cottage Ave., Tamaqua, Pennsylvania


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 2, 2001
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Second Empire; et.al.
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Business; Religious structure; City hall; Manufacturing facility; Rail-related; Cemetery
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Religious structure; Fire station; Manufacturing facility; Rail-related; Parking lot
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1801; 1831; 1850
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 944
Contributing structures: 8
Contributing sites: 3
Contributing objects: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 32


19th Century (36,896)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1801 (66)
Built during 1800s (1,262)
District (10,317)
James Schlegel (1)
Pennsylvania (4,321)
Queen Anne (5,088)
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (44)
Second Empire (1,058)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,162)
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania (4)
Victorian (19,697)