7 Sights in York, United States (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in York, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in York, United States.

1. Farmers Market

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Farmers Market

Farmers Market, more commonly called Penn Market and also known as York Farmers' Market or Market & Penn Street Farmers' Market, is a historic public market located in York, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1876 and expanded about 1890. The original section is a simple 60 feet wide and 80 feet long gable roofed brick building. A 40 foot wide rectangular section was added in the expansion and the two sections were joined under a single, moderately pitched gable roof. With the expansion, a five bay wide false front was added to unify the building. The front facade features two ornamental circular windows. Attached to the main building are three auxiliary buildings including a Queen Anne style stable.

Wikipedia: Farmers Market (York, Pennsylvania) (EN)

2. John Hancock Warehouse

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The John Hancock Warehouse is a historic warehouse at 136 Lindsay Street in York, Maine. Built in the 18th century, the small warehouse is notable for its association with Massachusetts politician John Hancock. It is the oldest known commercial structure in the state of Maine. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1969. It is now a museum property owned by Museums of Old York.

Wikipedia: John Hancock Warehouse (EN)

3. Old Gaol Museum

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The Old York Gaol is a former colonial prison at Lindsay Road and Main Street in York, Maine. Its oldest portion dating to about 1720, it is one of the oldest prison buildings in the United States, and one of the oldest public buildings in the state of Maine. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968. It is owned by the Museums of Old York and is open for tours between May and October.

Wikipedia: Old York Gaol (EN), Website

4. Boon Island Light

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Boon Island Light

Boon Island Light is located on the 300-by-700-foot Boon Island off the southern coast of Maine, United States, near Cape Neddick. Boon Island Light has the distinction of being the tallest lighthouse in both Maine and New England at 133 feet (41 m). The lighthouse has a focal plane at 137 feet (42 m) above mean high water. The light's beacon flashes white every 5 seconds.

Wikipedia: Boon Island Light (EN), Heritage Website

5. Old Schoolhouse Museum

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The Old Schoolhouse, also known as the York Corner Schoolhouse, is an historic one-room school building on the grounds of the Old York Historical Society at York and Lindsay Streets in York, Maine. Built in 1755, it is one of the oldest surviving schoolhouses in all of New England. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

Wikipedia: Old Schoolhouse (York, Maine) (EN)

6. Sayward-Wheeler House Museum

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The Sayward-Wheeler House is an American historic house museum in York Harbor, Maine. It was built about 1718, and overlooks the York River. it was the home of Jonathan Sayward, a local merchant and civic leader, who remodeled and furnished the house in the 1760s according to his own conservative taste.,

Wikipedia: Sayward-Wheeler House (EN), Website

7. Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

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The Cape Neddick Light is a lighthouse in Cape Neddick, York, Maine. In 1874 Congress appropriated $15,000 to build a light station at the "Nubble" and in 1879 construction began. Cape Neddick Light Station was dedicated by the U.S. Lighthouse Service and put into use in 1879. It is still in use today.

Wikipedia: Cape Neddick Light (EN), Website, Heritage Website


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