John O'Hara House

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John O'Hara House
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John O'Hara House, November 2008
John O'Hara House is located in Pennsylvania
John O'Hara House
John O'Hara House is located in the US
John O'Hara House
Location 606 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°40′58″N 76°11′59″W / 40.68278°N 76.19972°W / 40.68278; -76.19972Coordinates: 40°40′58″N 76°11′59″W / 40.68278°N 76.19972°W / 40.68278; -76.19972
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built c. 1870
Built by Yuengling, David
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 78002466[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1978

John O'Hara House is a historic home located at Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1870, and is a three-story, three bay wide stone building in the Italianate style. The front elevation features a three-story central tower. The house was built by David Yuengling of the Yuengling brewery family. It was the childhood home of noted author John O'Hara (1905-1970), whose father purchased the house in 1916 and remained there until 1940.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[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 Michael J. O'Malley (July 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John O'Hara House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-02.