15 South Second Street, Newport, PA

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15 South Second Street
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15 South Second Street, 2015
15 South Second Street, Newport, PA is located in Pennsylvania
15 South Second Street, Newport, PA
15 South Second Street, Newport, PA is located in the US
15 South Second Street, Newport, PA
Location 15 South Second Street, Newport, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′39″N 77°7′47″W / 40.47750°N 77.12972°W / 40.47750; -77.12972Coordinates: 40°28′39″N 77°7′47″W / 40.47750°N 77.12972°W / 40.47750; -77.12972
Built c. 1910
Part of Newport Historic District[1] (#99000321)
Designated CP March 12, 1999

15 South Second Street is a historic home located in Newport, Pennsylvania. It served as home to many Newsstands as well as a grocer and clothier's over the years.

This is two story home with a hipped roof, resting on a stone foundation, its original clapboards are now clad in aluminum siding. The home has two bay windows, with a storefront on first story, it has a pair of double windows on the 2nd floor along with hipped-roof dormers with triple panes in the upper sashes.

History[edit]

This was home to the William Witmer Newsstand, Jess Thomas Newsstand, Russel Zeiders Newsstand, Charles Fleck Grocer, Joseph Frish Clothing and Watches as well as the Margaret Bell Millinery.

It was designated a contributing property to the Newport Historic District in 1999.[1]
It is also identified as #70 in the "National Register of Historic Places Resource Inventory: Newport Historic District" (PDF). [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2009-10-24.  Note: This includes Douglas Dinsmore (June 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Newport Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-10-24.  and Douglas Dinsmore (June 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Resource Inventory: Newport Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-10-24.