Enoch Wright House

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Enoch Wright House
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Enoch Wright House is located in Pennsylvania
Enoch Wright House
Enoch Wright House is located in the US
Enoch Wright House
Location 815 Venetia Rd., Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°14′59″N 80°1′44″W / 40.24972°N 80.02889°W / 40.24972; -80.02889Coordinates: 40°14′59″N 80°1′44″W / 40.24972°N 80.02889°W / 40.24972; -80.02889
Area less than one acre
Built 1815
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 07000466[1]
Added to NRHP May 24, 2007

Enoch Wright House is a historic building in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The house was built about 1815 by Enoch Wright on land he inherited from his father, Joshua, who moved to the area about 1772. Wright family members lived in the house until 1862, then they rented it out. In 1972 they donated the house to the Peters Creek historical Society which now uses it as a museum.[2][3]

Bricks for the house were manufactured on site. The house was built for two families, with separate kitchens on each end. The houses's 12 room each have their own fireplaces.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Wright House". Peters Creek Historical Society. Archived from the original on December 24, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ Funk, Harry (December 5, 2013). "Enoch Wright House to open for soup and tours". Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Retrieved December 23, 2013.