Daniel Berk Log House

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Daniel Berk Log House
Daniel Berk Log House.JPG
Daniel Berk Log House. South end wall.
Daniel Berk Log House is located in Pennsylvania
Daniel Berk Log House
Location South of Albany on Maiden Creek, Albany Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°36′16.4″N 75°52′18.8″W / 40.604556°N 75.871889°W / 40.604556; -75.871889Coordinates: 40°36′16.4″N 75°52′18.8″W / 40.604556°N 75.871889°W / 40.604556; -75.871889
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built c. 1760
Built by Berks, Henry
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001122[1]
Added to NRHP December 16, 1977

Daniel Berk Log House is a historic log cabin located on Maiden Creek in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in two sections; one about 1760 and the second in the late 1700s. The older section is a 1 1/2-story, rectangular log building measuring 20 feet by 22 feet. It has a gable roof and sits on a stone foundation. The newer section is a 1 1/2-story stone addition measuring 20 feet by 22 feet.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

References[edit]

  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 Nathan L. Berk and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Daniel Berk Log House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.