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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1690/00/00 First paper mill in British North America is built by William Rittenhouse (demolished in 1891 by the Fairmount Park Commission) on the north bank of Monoshone Creek near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1732/04/08 David Rittenhouse Born Born David Rittenhouse's Birthday

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Particulars for RittenhouseTown Historic District:
Historic Use Animal facility
Criteria Consideration Birth place or grave
Architectural Style Federal
Architectural Style Georgian
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Owner Local
Historic Use Manufacturing facility
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Science
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 92001878
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Industry, Science
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Criteria Consideration: Birth place or grave
Significant Year: 1690, 1732
Associated People: Rittenhouse,David
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry, processing, extraction, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Manufacturing facility, Single dwelling, Animal facility, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Outdoor recreation

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