Schoonover Mountain House

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Schoonover Mountain House
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Schoonover Mountain House
Schoonover Mountain House is located in Pennsylvania
Schoonover Mountain House
Location South of Bushkill, Middle Smithfield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°4′44″N 75°0′48″W / 41.07889°N 75.01333°W / 41.07889; -75.01333Coordinates: 41°4′44″N 75°0′48″W / 41.07889°N 75.01333°W / 41.07889; -75.01333
Area 2.8 acres (1.1 ha)
Built c. 1850-1860
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 79000245[1]
Added to NRHP August 21, 1979

Schoonover Mountain House, also known as Schoonover Farm, is a historic home located in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area at Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built about 1850-1860, and enlarged at least three times by 1900. It is a large, rambling two-story "L"-shaped frame banked dwelling. It is five bays wide, has a slate covered gable roof, and features a one-story wraparound porch. It was owned by the locally prominent Schoonover family, and was operated during the late-19th and early-20th centuries as a vacation and boarding house.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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 Wayne K. Bodle (April 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Schoonover Mountain House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-24.