Montrose Mansion and Chapel

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Montrose Mansion and Chapel
Montrose Mansion and Chapel is located in Maryland
Montrose Mansion and Chapel
Montrose Mansion and Chapel is located in the US
Montrose Mansion and Chapel
Location 13700 Hanover Rd., Reisterstown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°29′52″N 76°51′9″W / 39.49778°N 76.85250°W / 39.49778; -76.85250Coordinates: 39°29′52″N 76°51′9″W / 39.49778°N 76.85250°W / 39.49778; -76.85250
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1826 (1826)
Architectural style Greek Revival, Second Empire, Federal
NRHP Reference # 90000354[1]
Added to NRHP March 19, 1990

Montrose Mansion and Chapel, originally known as Montrose Mansion, is a historic home located on the grounds of the former Maryland Industrial Training School for Girls at Reisterstown, Baltimore County, Maryland. It is a two-story neoclassical stone house constructed originally about 1826 by William Patterson who gave it to his grandson, Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte as a wedding present. By the middle of the 19th century, a large two-story wing was added, then a mansard roof with round-top dormers, a cupola, and a bracketed cornice with pendants was added about 1880. The chapel was completed in 1855 and is a rectangular structure of stone with Greek Revival decorative detailing. It features a three-story bell and entrance tower.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[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. ^ John W. McGrain (1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Montrose Mansion and Chapel" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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