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Little Buffalo Historic District

Historic District


Shoaff’s Mill


Clay’s Bridge (Also know as Wahneta’s Bridge)


Blue Ball Tavern

This Historic District is part of the Little Buffalo State Park and consists of a 1840-1850 Cemetery, Shoaff’s Mill, Clay’s Bridge, the Blue Ball Tavern and the railroad bed of part of the old Newport & Shermans Valley Railroad

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.  NRHP number 78002440

Additional Information


Title: Little Buffalo Historic District
National Register Information System ID: 78002440
Applicable Criteria: EVENT
Architectural Styles: NO STYLE LISTED
Architects: Everhart,John
Et al.
Areas Of Significance: INDUSTRY
Periods Of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Years: 1808
Resource Type: DISTRICT
Related Collections: National Register of Historic Places Collection
Resource Format: pdf
File Size (bytes): 22151
Date Published: 4/3/1978
National Register of Historic Places
State: Pennsylvania
County: Perry County
Newport ; SW of Newport off PA 34
PENNSYLVANIA ; Perry ; Newport
Asset ID: 48211020-119a-476f-aa99-80b97b1a4f50


Perry County Heritage Trail

The Perry County Bicentennial Committee is happy to be involved with the research and writing of much of the content of the history of Perry County. The committee has been instrumental in working with sponsors to procure and install the markers as shown in this Heritage Trail website.