Henry Fisher House

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the house in Waltham, Massachusetts, see Henry N. Fisher House.
Henry Fisher House
Fisher House Oley Twp BerksCo PA.JPG
Henry Fisher House is located in Pennsylvania
Henry Fisher House
Location About 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Yellow House on Pennsylvania Route 662, Oley Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′27″N 75°45′40″W / 40.34083°N 75.76111°W / 40.34083; -75.76111Coordinates: 40°20′27″N 75°45′40″W / 40.34083°N 75.76111°W / 40.34083; -75.76111
Area less than one acre
Built 1798-1801
Built by Drexel, Gottlieb
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Federal, Germanic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001591[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 4, 1973
Designated PHMC August 28, 1948[2]

Henry Fisher House is a historic home located in Oley Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1798 and 1801, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay by two bay, limestone dwelling with a steeply pitched gable roof. It has a two-story, rear kitchen addition with a flat roof. The main house has a Georgian center hall plan. The Fisher family has lived in the house since it was completed.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Charles Dunlevey (January 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Henry Fisher House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

External links[edit]