Andrew Rabb House

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Andrew Rabb House
Andrew Rabb House.jpg
The house in September 2014
Andrew Rabb House is located in Pennsylvania
Andrew Rabb House
Andrew Rabb House is located in the US
Andrew Rabb House
Location Off Pennsylvania Route 166 north of Masontown, German Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°52′15″N 79°54′27″W / 39.87083°N 79.90750°W / 39.87083; -79.90750Coordinates: 39°52′15″N 79°54′27″W / 39.87083°N 79.90750°W / 39.87083; -79.90750
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1794
Architectural style vernacular Georgian
MPS Whiskey Rebellion Resources in Southwestern Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP reference # 92001497[1]
Added to NRHP November 12, 1992

Andrew Rabb House is a historic home located at German Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1773, and is a ​2 12-story, 5-bay, stone dwelling in a vernacular Georgian style. It measures 44 feet by 24 feet. Andrew Rabb (c. 1740 – 1804) was a locally prominent and wealthy distiller who was significant in the Whiskey Rebellion in Fayette County.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  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 Jerry A. Clouse (July 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Andrew Rabb House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-23.