Mentzer Building

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Mentzer Building
Mentzer B LanCo PA.jpg
Mentzer Building, November 2011
Mentzer Building is located in Pennsylvania
Mentzer Building
Location 3 W. Main St., Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°10′47″N 76°10′44″W / 40.17972°N 76.17889°W / 40.17972; -76.17889Coordinates: 40°10′47″N 76°10′44″W / 40.17972°N 76.17889°W / 40.17972; -76.17889
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1889
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000466[1]
Added to NRHP March 7, 1985

Mentzer Building is a historic commercial building located at Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1889, and is a three-story, brick building in the Queen Anne style. The building has housed school classrooms, barbershops, an electric supply store, meeting rooms, and retail clothing sales shops.[2] The porch and entrance have been restored based on historical photographs.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It is located in the Ephrata Commercial Historic District.[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 George E. Thomas (November 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mentzer Building" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-18.