Adam Orris House

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Adam Orris House
NRHP Adam Orris House.JPG
Adam Orris House is located in Pennsylvania
Adam Orris House
Location 318 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°12′42″N 77°0′51″W / 40.21167°N 77.01417°W / 40.21167; -77.01417Coordinates: 40°12′42″N 77°0′51″W / 40.21167°N 77.01417°W / 40.21167; -77.01417
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built c. 1887
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87002206[1]
Added to NRHP December 30, 1987

Adam Orris House is a historic home located at Mechanicsburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1887, and is a three-story, rectangular brick building in the Second Empire style. It features a tin mansard roof, projecting three-story bay, corner tower, and full-width front porch. Also on the property is a contributing carriage house, also built about 1887.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]


  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 Mary Jo Martin and William Sisson (1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Adam Orris House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-22.