Hower-Slote House

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Hower-Slote House
Hower-Slote House.jpg
Hower-Slote House, October 2009
Hower-Slote House is located in Pennsylvania
Hower-Slote House
Hower-Slote House is located in the United States
Hower-Slote House
LocationWest of Turbotville, Lewis, Pennsylvania
Coordinates41°06′06″N 76°47′45″W / 41.10167°N 76.79583°W / 41.10167; -76.79583Coordinates: 41°06′06″N 76°47′45″W / 41.10167°N 76.79583°W / 41.10167; -76.79583
Area15 acres (6.1 ha)
Builtc. 1845
NRHP reference No.79002314[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 22, 1979

Hower-Slote House, also known as the Fort Freeland House, is a historic home located at Lewis Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1845, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay by two bay, rectangular brick dwelling in the Germanic style. It measures 40 feet by 28 feet, and has a gable roof. The house is sites on the location of the American Revolutionary War Fort Freeland. It was also the site of grist and sawmills (1772), a fulling mill (1806), and later commercial enterprises.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Dean R. Wagner (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hower-Slote House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-27.

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