Gen. John Thompson House

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Gen. John Thompson House
Gen. John Thompson House 1.JPG
The house in 2013
Gen. John Thompson House is located in Pennsylvania
Gen. John Thompson House
Gen. John Thompson House is located in the US
Gen. John Thompson House
Location E. Branch Rd., east of State College, College Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°47′25″N 77°49′56″W / 40.79028°N 77.83222°W / 40.79028; -77.83222Coordinates: 40°47′25″N 77°49′56″W / 40.79028°N 77.83222°W / 40.79028; -77.83222
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1813-1814
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Georgian vernacular
NRHP Reference # 78002366[1]
Added to NRHP March 29, 1978

Gen. John Thompson House is a historic home located at College Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1813-1814, and is a two story, three-bay, Georgian style limestone and sandstone farmhouse with stone kitchen ell. The interior has a traditional center hall plan. A large one-story board-and-batten sided family room addition was built in 1958-1959. Also on the property is a large barn dated to the American Civil War period.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[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 Gregory Ramsey and Michael Halm (September 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gen. John Thompson House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-07.