John Abbott House

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John Abbott House
Abbott House 1737.JPG
John Abbott House, November 2010
John Abbott House is located in Pennsylvania
John Abbott House
John Abbott House is located in the US
John Abbott House
Location E. King St., Abbottstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°53′14″N 76°58′55″W / 39.88722°N 76.98194°W / 39.88722; -76.98194Coordinates: 39°53′14″N 76°58′55″W / 39.88722°N 76.98194°W / 39.88722; -76.98194
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
NRHP Reference # 80003394[1]
Added to NRHP February 22, 1980

The John Abbott House is an historic home located at Abbottstown, in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a two-story wood, stone and brick building. It consists of the original log dwelling dated to about 1740, and sheathed in clapboard, with an extension added between 1830 and 1850, incorporating the original stone kitchen and brick addition. A one-story wood lean-to was added between 1915 and 1930. The house measures 28 feet (8.5 m) by 67 feet (20 m). The house operated as a tavern between 1750 and about 1763.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  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 Yvonne R. Hayes and Tomas H Spiers, Jr. (August 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John Abbott House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.