Benjamin Franklin Jones Cottage
Benjamin F. Jones Cottage
Front and side (west corner) in September 2014
|Location||Third St., Cresson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne|
|NRHP Reference #||95000125|
|Added to NRHP||February 24, 1995|
In 1990, the mansion was purchased by a group that desired to restore it. In November 2009, a county judge declared the declining property a nuisance and ordered that it be demolished. When the historical group appealed to the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the town supervisors agreed to postpone the demolition until May 2010. A request for a $150,000 grant that the group hoped could fund renovations was rejected.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Barruco, Suzanna E. (June 13, 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Benjamin F. Jones Cottage" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved December 10, 2009.
- Wertz, Marjorie (February 18, 2007). "Cambria's Cresson cottage may be saved". Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
- "Report of Braemar Cottage Preliminary Condition Assessment of Cresson Township, Pennsylvania" (PDF). McMullan & Associates. February 26, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 7, 2011.
- Mellot, Kathy (December 9, 2009). "Supervisors: Braemar events don’t alter demolition date". The Tribune-Democrat. Archived from the original on 2009-12-10.
- Pitz, Marylynne (December 5, 2009). "Preservationists want to save crumbling mansion that others see as an eyesore". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Wills, Rick (June 27, 2011). "Historic cottage escapes razing to delight of preservationists". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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