Hower-Slote House

Coordinates: 41°06′06″N 76°47′45″W / 41.10167°N 76.79583°W / 41.10167; -76.79583
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Hower-Slote House
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; -76.79583
Area15 acres (6.1 ha)
Builtc. 1845
NRHP reference No.79002314[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 22, 1979

The Hower-Slote House, also known as the Fort Freeland House, is an historic home which is located in Lewis Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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

History and architectural features[edit]

Built circa 1845, this historic structure is a 2+12-story, five-bay-by-two-bay, rectangular, brick dwelling, which was designed in the Germanic style. It measures forty feet by twenty-eight feet, and has a gable roof. The house is situated on the American Revolutionary War location, Fort Freeland, and 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 c "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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