Bedford Springs Hotel Historic District

Also known as: Bedford Springs Hotel
US 220, Bedford Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania


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Street View 


The Bedford Springs Hotel Historic District is significant as one of the nation's finest remaining examples of the mineral springs resort phenomenon of the 19th and early 20th centuries. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 17, 1991

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 20, 1984
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Architecture; Politics/Government; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Resort; Hotel; Outdoor recreation
Current functions
Outdoor recreation; Hotel
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1900-1924; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant years
1806; 1824; 1923
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 13
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 23, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller