Phillip Paul Bliss House

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Phillip Paul Bliss House
Phillip Paul Bliss House is located in Pennsylvania
Phillip Paul Bliss House
Location Main St., Rome, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°51′29″N 76°20′32″W / 41.85806°N 76.34222°W / 41.85806; -76.34222Coordinates: 41°51′29″N 76°20′32″W / 41.85806°N 76.34222°W / 41.85806; -76.34222
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1863-1864
Architectural style Greek Revival, Other, Vernacular Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86000865[1]
Added to NRHP April 24, 1986

Phillip Paul Bliss House is a historic home located at Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1863-1864, and is a vernacular Greek Revival-style frame dwelling. It consists of a two-story front section with a one-story rear ell. It has a gable roof and a full-length front porch with a shed roof. It was the home of 19th century gospel music composer Phillip Paul Bliss (1838-1876).

In 1965, the house was opened as the Philip P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

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  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 L. Abell (1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Phillip Paul Bliss House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-02. 

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