A.W. Buck House

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A. W. Buck House
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The A. W. Buck House, September 2014
A.W. Buck House is located in Pennsylvania
A.W. Buck House
A.W. Buck House is located in the US
A.W. Buck House
Location 615 N. Center St., Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′17″N 78°40′22″W / 40.48806°N 78.67278°W / 40.48806; -78.67278Coordinates: 40°29′17″N 78°40′22″W / 40.48806°N 78.67278°W / 40.48806; -78.67278
Area less than one acre
Built 1889
Architectural style Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 95000521[1]
Added to NRHP May 12, 1995

A. W. Buck House is a historic home located at Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1889, and is a high style Queen Anne style dwelling. A two-story wing with end tower was built in 1903. It is a 2 1/2-story, three-bay brick building. It features an eight sided, three-story tower and a wrap-around porch. It was originally built as a private residence. In 1923, it was purchased by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown as a convent for the Sisters of St. Joseph.

In 1990, it was sold to the Cambria County Historical Society and is operated as a local history museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Christine A. Goch and Jonathan Daily (December 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: A. W. Buck House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-06. 

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