Nicholson House and Inn

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Nicholson House and Inn
Nicholson House and Inn Apr 13.jpg
Nicholson House and Inn, April 2013
Nicholson House and Inn is located in Pennsylvania
Nicholson House and Inn
Location 4838 W. Ridge Rd., Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 42°4′13″N 80°11′5″W / 42.07028°N 80.18472°W / 42.07028; -80.18472Coordinates: 42°4′13″N 80°11′5″W / 42.07028°N 80.18472°W / 42.07028; -80.18472
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1825-1827
Built by Hoskinson, William & James; Pherrin, John
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000606[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 1985

Nicholson House and Inn is a historic inn and tavern located at Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1825 and 1827, and is a brick "four over four" building on a stone foundation in the Federal style. It measures 52 feet wide and has a gable roof. The roof overhang is supported by decorative brackets. It served as a stagecoach stop, inn along the Erie Extension Canal, post office from 1842 to 1857, farm supply and general store, and stop on the Buffalo and Conneaut trolley line.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 John R. Claridge (October 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Nicholson House and Inn" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-12.