John Mercer Langston House

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John Mercer Langston House
John Mercer Langston House.jpg
Front of the Langston House
John Mercer Langston House is located in Ohio
John Mercer Langston House
Location Oberlin, Ohio
Coordinates 41°17′28″N 82°12′36″W / 41.29111°N 82.21000°W / 41.29111; -82.21000Coordinates: 41°17′28″N 82°12′36″W / 41.29111°N 82.21000°W / 41.29111; -82.21000
Built 1855
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75001464
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 15, 1975[1]
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[2]

The John Mercer Langston House is a National Historic Landmark in Oberlin, Ohio. It was home to John Mercer Langston, attorney, abolitionist, diplomat, US Congressman and college president, who as town clerk in Oberlin was one of the first African Americans elected to public office in the United States.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "John Mercer Langston House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 

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