George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home

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George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home
George Westinghouse, Jr., Birthplace 26February2011.jpg
George Westinghouse Jr. birthplace, February 2011
George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home is located in New York
George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home
George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home is located in the US
George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home
Location Westinghouse Rd., Central Bridge, New York
Coordinates 42°42′32″N 74°19′56″W / 42.70889°N 74.33222°W / 42.70889; -74.33222Coordinates: 42°42′32″N 74°19′56″W / 42.70889°N 74.33222°W / 42.70889; -74.33222
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1846
NRHP Reference # 86000489[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1986

The George Westinghouse Jr. Birthplace and Boyhood Home is a historic home located at Central Bridge in Schoharie County, New York. The property includes two 19th-century residences, two small barns, a well house and privy, as well as the site of a combined blacksmith shop and threshing machine works. The house where Westinghouse was born was built about 1825 and is a 1 12-story, rectangular frame residence in a vernacular Greek Revival style.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 20, 1986.[1][3][4]

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