Callahan House (Milford, Pennsylvania)

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Callahan House
Callahan House DWG NPS.jpg
Callahan House, National Park Service photo
Callahan House (Milford, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Callahan House (Milford, Pennsylvania)
Location U.S. 29, south of Milford, Dingman Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°19′0″N 74°48′1″W / 41.31667°N 74.80028°W / 41.31667; -74.80028Coordinates: 41°19′0″N 74°48′1″W / 41.31667°N 74.80028°W / 41.31667; -74.80028
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built c. 1800, c. 1820
Architectural style Dutch
Governing body National Park Service
NRHP Reference # 79000244[1]
Added to NRHP July 23, 1979

The Callahan House, also known as the Jacob Helm House, is a historic home located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area south of Milford, in Dingman Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania. It was built in two sections, with the older dated to about 1800 and the later to about 1820. It is a long, 1 1/2-story, clapboard-clad frame dwelling with a steep gable roof. It features exposed chimney backs at the first floor exterior in the Dutch style, and a porch along the newer wing.[2]

It served as an inn, and is believed to have been a station on the Underground Railroad.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Wayne K. Bodle (April 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Callahan House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-30. 

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