Jennings-Gallagher House

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Jennings-Gallagher House
Jennings-Gallagher House south side.jpg
Jennings-Gallagher House in August, 2014
Jennings-Gallagher House is located in Pennsylvania
Jennings-Gallagher House
Location 429 Wood St., California, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′52″N 79°53′26″W / 40.06444°N 79.89056°W / 40.06444; -79.89056Coordinates: 40°3′52″N 79°53′26″W / 40.06444°N 79.89056°W / 40.06444; -79.89056
Area less than one acre
Built 1903
Architectural style Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 96000318[1]
Added to NRHP March 28, 1996

Jennings-Gallagher House is a historic building in California, Pennsylvania.

It is at 429 Wood Street, the corner of Fifth and Wood Streets, California Borough, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

It is a colonial revival house, built in 1903 by Jonathan Winnett Jennings, a Methodist minister from the Monongahela Valley. [2] The house stayed in the Jennings family until 1919; in 1930 when it was acquired by the Gallagher family. Charles Gallagher was the general superintendent of the Allied Chemical Corporation at Newell, Pennsylvania, a director of People's National Bank and a Trustee of California University of Pennsylvania.

In 1993 it was left to the Historical Society. The house is designated as a historic residential landmark/farmstead by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation.[3] It retains its original woodwork, stained glass and fireplaces.


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