Gambrill House

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Gambrill House
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Gambrill House is located in Maryland
Gambrill House
Gambrill House is located in the US
Gambrill House
Location 4801 Urbana Pike (MD 355), Frederick, Maryland
Coordinates 39°21′56″N 77°23′11″W / 39.36556°N 77.38639°W / 39.36556; -77.38639Coordinates: 39°21′56″N 77°23′11″W / 39.36556°N 77.38639°W / 39.36556; -77.38639
Area less than one acre
Built 1868 (1868)
Architect Gambrill, James H.
Architectural style Second Empire
NRHP Reference # 85002902[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1985

Gambrill House, also known as Boscobel House and Edgewood, is a house near Frederick, Maryland in the Monocacy National Battlefield. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

The house is associated with James Gambrill, owner of nearby Araby Mill and the Frederick City Mill. Gambrill's house boasted advanced features such as hot and cold running water, imported Italian marble fireplaces, gas lamps and a coal furnace. Gambrill was forced by financial circumstances to give up the house and mills in 1893. The house was acquired by the National Park Service in 1983 and serves as the home of the NPS Historic Preservation Training Center.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Gambrill House (Edgewood)". Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service. 2008-10-03. 
  3. ^ Gary Scott (August 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Gambrill House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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