Uniontown Historic District (Uniontown, Maryland)

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Uniontown Historic District
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LocationUniontown and Trevanion Rds., Uniontown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°35′40″N77°6′55″W / 39.59444°N 77.11528°W / 39.59444; -77.11528 Coordinates: 39°35′40″N77°6′55″W / 39.59444°N 77.11528°W / 39.59444; -77.11528
Area122 acres (49 ha)
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleMixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
NRHP reference No. 86000059 [1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 3, 1986

Uniontown Historic District is a national historic district at Uniontown, Carroll County, Maryland, United States. The district comprises nearly the entirety of Uniontown and contains a remarkably cohesive and well-preserved collection of houses, commercial buildings, churches, and schools reflecting the development of this agricultural village from the turn of the 19th century through the 1930s. It is an example of a linear townscape typical of small settlements in rural north-central Maryland during the 19th century. [2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. Joe Getty (1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Uniontown Historic District" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.