Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey)

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Mansion House
Trenton City Museum.JPG
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey) is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey)
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey) is located in New Jersey
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey)
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey) is located in the US
Mansion House (Trenton, New Jersey)
Location Cadwalader Park, Trenton, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°14′12″N 74°47′22″W / 40.23667°N 74.78944°W / 40.23667; -74.78944Coordinates: 40°14′12″N 74°47′22″W / 40.23667°N 74.78944°W / 40.23667; -74.78944
Area 100 acres (40 ha)
Built 1848
Architect Notman, John
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 73001112[1]
NJRHP # 1779[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 6, 1973
Designated NJRHP May 12, 1972

Mansion House (also referred to as Ellarslie and McCall House) is a historic residence located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. The house was built as a summer residence for Henry McCall Sr. of Philadelphia in 1848, and is one of the earliest examples of Italianate architecture in the United States.[3]

Since 1978 the building has been home to the Trenton City Museum, which features collections of decorative and fine arts.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 6, 1973.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Mercer County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. March 1, 2011. p. 9. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Trenton City Museum". Retrieved 26 December 2013. 

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