William Smith House (Wrightstown, Pennsylvania)

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William Smith House
William Smith House, Wrightstown PA.JPG
William Smith House. October 2012.
William Smith House (Wrightstown, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
William Smith House (Wrightstown, Pennsylvania)
Location Mud and Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°15′46.9″N 74°59′25.6″W / 40.263028°N 74.990444°W / 40.263028; -74.990444Coordinates: 40°15′46.9″N 74°59′25.6″W / 40.263028°N 74.990444°W / 40.263028; -74.990444
Area 2.7 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1686, 1690, 1965, 1968
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001131[1]
Added to NRHP April 13, 1977

William Smith House, also known as Brooks, is a historic home located at Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1686, and was a two-story, walnut log cabin. A fieldstone addition was built in 1690. The log section was subsequently covered in clapboard. Sympathetic modern additions were built in 1965 and 1968. It is the oldest structure in Wrightstown and one of the oldest in the nation.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[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 Nancy Krewson and Irene Schiavoni (April 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: William Smith House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-01. 

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