Hill House (Boalsburg, Pennsylvania)

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Hill House
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The house in 2013
Hill House (Boalsburg, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Hill House (Boalsburg, Pennsylvania)
Hill House (Boalsburg, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Hill House (Boalsburg, Pennsylvania)
Location Tennis St., Boalsburg, Harris Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°46′22″N 77°47′43″W / 40.77278°N 77.79528°W / 40.77278; -77.79528Coordinates: 40°46′22″N 77°47′43″W / 40.77278°N 77.79528°W / 40.77278; -77.79528
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1830
NRHP reference # 77001140[1]
Added to NRHP March 28, 1977

Hill House, also known as the Col. James Johnston House, is a historic home located at Boalsburg, Harris Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1830, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone dwelling with a gable roof, attic, and basement. It measures 46 feet by 24 feet. It has a stone and frame rear kitchen ell that measures 20 feet by 18 feet. It was built by Col. James Johnston, one of the principal figures in the growth of the town of Boalsburg.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[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 Madeline L. Cohen (October 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hill House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-07.