Andrew Ellicott House

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Sehner-Ellicott-Von Hess House
Ellicott House Lancaster PA.JPG
Ellicott House, April 2010
Andrew Ellicott House is located in Pennsylvania
Andrew Ellicott House
Andrew Ellicott House is located in the United States
Andrew Ellicott House
Location123 N. Prince St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°2′22″N 76°18′28″W / 40.03944°N 76.30778°W / 40.03944; -76.30778Coordinates: 40°2′22″N 76°18′28″W / 40.03944°N 76.30778°W / 40.03944; -76.30778
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Builtc. 1780
Built bySehner, George
Architectural styleGeorgian
NRHP reference #72001128[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 13, 1972

Sehner-Ellicott-Von Hess House is a historic home located at 123 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1780 by George Sehner, and is a finely restored house built in the Georgian style of architecture. It was occupied by Andrew Ellicott (1754–1820), first United States Surveyor General, from 1801 to 1813.[2] Ellicott helped prepare Captain Meriwether Lewis for his exploration of the Louisiana Purchase.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1] It is now the home of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, and open to visitors.


  1. ^ a b "Andrew Ellicott House". NPGallery Digital Asset Management System. United States Department of the Interior: National Park Service. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (July 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Andrew Ellicott House" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-04-07. Retrieved 2019-04-07.