A.W. Buck House

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A. W. Buck House
A.W. Buck House is located in Pennsylvania
A.W. Buck House
Location 615 N. Center St., Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′17″N 78°40′22″W / 40.48806°N 78.67278°W / 40.48806; -78.67278Coordinates: 40°29′17″N 78°40′22″W / 40.48806°N 78.67278°W / 40.48806; -78.67278
Area less than one acre
Built 1889
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 95000521[1]
Added to NRHP May 12, 1995

A. W. Buck House is a historic home located at Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1889, and is a high style Queen Anne style dwelling. A two-story wing with end tower was built in 1903. It is a 2 1/2-story, three-bay brick building. It features an eight sided, three-story tower and a wrap-around porch. It was originally built as a private residence. In 1923, it was purchased by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown as a convent for the Sisters of St. Joseph.

In 1990, it was sold to the Cambria County Historical Society and is operated as a local history museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Christine A. Goch and Jonathan Daily (December 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: A. W. Buck House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-06. 

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