Schaeffer House

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Schaeffer House
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Schaeffer House, November 2011
Schaeffer House is located in Pennsylvania
Schaeffer House
Location Intersection of PA 501 & PA 897, Schaefferstown, Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′57″N 76°17′42″W / 40.29917°N 76.29500°W / 40.29917; -76.29500Coordinates: 40°17′57″N 76°17′42″W / 40.29917°N 76.29500°W / 40.29917; -76.29500
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1736, c. 1771
Architectural style Colonial, Germanic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 11000630[1]
Added to NRHP July 25, 2011

Schaeffer House is a historic home and located within the upper farm of Brendle Farms, in Schaefferstown, Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1736, and is a 2 1/2-story, banked stone dwelling in a Colonial era Germanic style. It has an addition dated to about 1771, built at the same time as the installation of a distillery.

The house is open for tour as part of the Historic Schaefferstown museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places and designated a National Historic Landmark in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 7/25/11 through 7/29/11. National Park Service. 2011-08-05. 
  2. ^ Tim Noble and James A. Jacobs (June 2009, April 2010). "National Historic Landmark Nomination Form: Schaeffer House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-01.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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