Ephrata Commercial Historic District

Portions of W. Main, E. Main, N. State, S. State Sts., and Washington Ave., Ephrata, 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 November 8, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Hotel; Rail-related; Manufacturing facility; Post office; Financial institution; Single dwelling
Current functions
Business; Museum; Manufacturing facility; Post office; Single dwelling; Department store; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 36
Non-contributing buildings: 12


Brick (42,462)
C. Emlen Urban (8)
Clifton Evans (1)
District (10,532)
Ephrata, Pennsylvania (11)
Italianate (5,114)
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (236)
Pennsylvania (4,372)
Queen Anne (5,131)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)