Hopewell Historic District

Hopewell Historic District (HM53D)

Location: Oxford, PA 19363 Chester County
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N 39° 46.771', W 76° 1.021'

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A borough from 1853 to 1914, Hopewell was a laboratory for progressive farming, milling, and educational practices. Samuel Dickey (1769-1835) was an agricultural innovator, and the Dickeys pioneered in establishing area schools. The family, spurred by available water power, developed this valley between 1815 and the 1870's. Much of its 19th-century character endures in the land and its buildings.
HM NumberHM53D
Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 412908 N 4403780
Decimal Degrees39.77951667, -76.01701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.771', W 76° 1.021'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 46.26" N, 76° 1' 1.26" W
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Area Code(s)610, 717, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 Lower Hopewell Rd, Oxford PA 19363, US
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