George Douglass House

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George Douglass House
Douglass Mansion.JPG
Douglass Mansion, March 2011
George Douglass House is located in Pennsylvania
George Douglass House
Location 19 Old Philadelphia Pike, Amity Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′23″N 75°43′34″W / 40.25639°N 75.72611°W / 40.25639; -75.72611Coordinates: 40°15′23″N 75°43′34″W / 40.25639°N 75.72611°W / 40.25639; -75.72611
Area 1.1 acres (0.45 ha)
Built 1763, c. 1800, c. 1833, c. 1900
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000462[1]
Added to NRHP June 25, 2009

George Douglass House is a historic home and store building located in Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1763, and is a two-story, sandstone building with a gable roof. The main section has a Georgian plan. Attached to the main section is a two-story store wing built about 1800, one-story smokehouse and wash house addition built about 1833, full width rear porch added about 1833, and a one-story kitchen wing added about 1900. Restoration of the house by the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County took place between 1995 and 2002.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[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 Philip E. Pendleton, Sr. (December 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: George Douglass House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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