Joseph Richardson House (Langhorne, Pennsylvania)

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Joseph Richardson House
Joseph Richardson House Langhorne PA Nov 09.jpg
Joseph Richardson House, November 2009
Joseph Richardson House (Langhorne, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Joseph Richardson House (Langhorne, Pennsylvania)
Location Bellevue and Maple Aves., Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°10′33″N 74°55′12″W / 40.17583°N 74.92000°W / 40.17583; -74.92000Coordinates: 40°10′33″N 74°55′12″W / 40.17583°N 74.92000°W / 40.17583; -74.92000
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1738
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85003159[1]
Added to NRHP December 26, 1985

Joseph Richardson House, also known as the Langhorne Community Memorial Building, is a historic home located in Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1738, and is a 2 1/2-story, stuccoed stone dwelling with a gable roof. It has an original 1 1/2-story, gambrel roofed stone addition. It is one of the oldest structures in Bucks County and was home to the Richardson family from its construction into the 20th century.[2] In 1919, the Richardson family sold the home and it was acquired as a memorial to those who served in World War I.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1] It is located in the Langhorne Historic District, listed in 1987.

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 Kathryn Ann Auerbach and Jeffrey L. Marshall (September 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Joseph Richardson House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-29. 

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