Beck House (Sunbury, Pennsylvania)

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Beck House
Beck House (Sunbury, Pennsylvania) 1.JPG
The house in 2012
Beck House (Sunbury, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Beck House (Sunbury, Pennsylvania)
Location 62 N. Front St., Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°51′50″N 76°47′46″W / 40.86389°N 76.79611°W / 40.86389; -76.79611Coordinates: 40°51′50″N 76°47′46″W / 40.86389°N 76.79611°W / 40.86389; -76.79611
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1785, 1796
Built by Doudel, Jacob
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76001659[1]
Added to NRHP January 11, 1976

Beck House, also known as the Old Scott House, is a historic home located at Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. It was built in two sections; one about 1785 and the front section in 1796. The original section is a two bay by two bay structure constructed of rough fieldstone. The original section features large corner quoins. The front section is stone structure, two stories high and three bays wide. The front section features stones of geometric shapes, such as rectangles, diamonds, and circles, inlaid as part of the stonework.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[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 Nita K. Beck and Sally McMurry (April 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Beck House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-27.