John O'Hara House

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John O'Hara House
John O'Hara House, November 2008
John O'Hara House is located in Pennsylvania
John O'Hara House
Location 606 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°40′58″N 76°11′59″W / 40.68278°N 76.19972°W / 40.68278; -76.19972Coordinates: 40°40′58″N 76°11′59″W / 40.68278°N 76.19972°W / 40.68278; -76.19972
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built c. 1870
Built by Yuengling, David
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002466[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1978

John O'Hara House is a historic home located at Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1870, and is a three-story, three bay wide stone building in the Italianate style. The front elevation features a three-story central tower. The house was built by David Yuengling of the Yuengling brewery family. It was the childhood home of noted author John O'Hara (1905-1970), whose father purchased the house in 1916 and remained there until 1940.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  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 Michael J. O'Malley (July 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John O'Hara House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-02.