Waverly Village Hall (Waverly, New York)

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Waverly Village Hall
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Waverly Village Hall, October 2009
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Location 358-360 Broad St., Waverly, New York
Coordinates 42°0′3″N76°32′22″W / 42.00083°N 76.53944°W / 42.00083; -76.53944 Coordinates: 42°0′3″N76°32′22″W / 42.00083°N 76.53944°W / 42.00083; -76.53944
Area less than one acre
Built 1892
Architect Pierce, J.H.; Genung, Sherman A.
Architectural style Late Victorian, Victorian Eclectic
NRHP reference # 03000600 [1]
Added to NRHP July 05, 2003

Waverly Village Hall is a historic village hall located at Waverly in Tioga County, New York, United States. It is a 3 12-story brick and masonry building built in 1892. The most dominant feature of the building is the Queen Anne style bell tower. [2]

Waverly, Tioga County, New York Village in New York, United States

Waverly is the largest village in Tioga County, New York, United States. It is located southeast of Elmira in the Southern Tier region. This village was incorporated as the southwest part of the town of Barton in 1854. The village name is attributed to Joseph "Uncle Joe" Hallett, founder of its first Fire Department and pillar of the community, who conceived the name by dropping the 2nd "e" from the name of his favorite author's novel, Waverley by Sir Walter Scott. The former village hall is listed on the National Historic Places list.

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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. Virginia L. Bartos (March 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Waverly Village Hall". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation . Retrieved 2009-11-10.See also: "Accompanying 12 photos".