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Rose Valley Historic District


  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Ridley Creek, Woodward Rd, Providence and Brookhaven Rds and Todmorden Ln within Rose Valley Borough
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1695/00/00 Bishop White House is built c 1695, 6 Old Mill Ln
1793/08/00 Rev Dr William White Vocation Bishop White sends his family to their home on Old Mill Ln to avoid Yellow Fever, but he himself stays in Philadelphia to minister to the suffering. 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1901/07/00 William Lightfoot Price Owner William Price buys land in Rose Valley to establish a utopian community of craftsmen who could create furniture, pottery and literature, production lasted till 1907.

Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Thunderbird Lodge
  • NRHP

Data »

Particulars for Rose Valley Historic District:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Historic Use Government Office
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Historic Use Meeting hall
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use School
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Theatre
Social Attribute Utopia



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 10000470
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Price, William L.; et al.
Architectural Style: Georgian, Gothic revival
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1901, 1906, 1923
Associated People: Price, William L.
Historic Function: Social, Government, Education, Religion, Domestic, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Government office, Meeting hall, Secondary structure, School, Religious structure, Theater
Current Function: Domestic, Social, Government, Education, Religion, Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Meeting hall Government office School Religious structure Theater Secondary structure

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