Isaac Meason House
Isaac Meason House
Front of the house
|Location||U.S. Route 119 North in Mount Braddock, Dunbar Township, Pennsylvania|
|Architect||Isaac Meason; Adam Wilson|
|Architectural style||Georgian, Other|
|NRHP Reference #||71000707|
|Added to NRHP||January 25, 1971|
|Designated NHL||June 21, 1990|
|Designated PHMC||November 22, 1946|
Isaac Meason House, also known as "Mount Braddock," is a historic home located in Dunbar Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. It was built from 1797 to 1802, and is a seven-part, Palladian style 20 room mansion. It is one of only 2 Palladian plan "true cut" stone mansions in the U.S. the other being "Mount Airy" in Warsaw, Virginia. Its namesake and original resident was a Revolutionary War hero and early political power broker in the area, becoming the richest person in Fayette County due to his interest in iron furnaces, Meason also served for 4 years on the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The house consists of a 2 1/2-story, main section flanked by two hyphens, end pavilions, and dependencies. It is built of ashlar sandstone. Also on the property are a contributing frame bank barn, two stone dependencies, the remains of a shed, a low cut-stone wall with entrance pylons, and a stone wellhead. 
- "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Isaac Meason House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-11-15.
- Dan G. Deibler and George E. Thomas (December 1, 1990). PDF (921 KB). National Park Service. and PDF (3.00 MB)
- Isaac Meason Mansion sale site by owner
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Meason mansion owners seek patrons to save historic home", Saturday, May 26, 2007
- Pittsburgh Live, "Historic landmark in Fayette for sale", August 6, 2005
- Listing and photographs at the Historic American Buildings Survey
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