Oak Hall Historic District

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Oak Hall Historic District
Oak Hall Historic District - Irvin Mansion.JPG
The Irvin Mansion in the district in 2013
Oak Hall Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Oak Hall Historic District
Oak Hall Historic District is located in the US
Oak Hall Historic District
Location SR 871, Oak Hall, College Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°47′37″N 77°48′18″W / 40.79361°N 77.80500°W / 40.79361; -77.80500Coordinates: 40°47′37″N 77°48′18″W / 40.79361°N 77.80500°W / 40.79361; -77.80500
Area 35 acres (14 ha)
Built c. 1825
Architectural style Late Victorian, Georgian
NRHP Reference # 79002185[1]
Added to NRHP October 25, 1979

Oak Hall Historic District is a national historic district located at College Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 17 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures in Oak Hall. The district includes the mansion house once owned by General James Irvin, the Irvin stone barn (c. 1825), and grist mill site. The Irvin Mansion was built about 1825, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay limestone house with a center hall plan and gable roof. It features a mix of Georgian and Late Victorian style details. Associated with the mansion are a small shed, wagon shed / ice house, a smokehouse, and privy. The remains of the grist mill were rebuilt as a residence in 1961. Also in the district are the Johnstonbaugh House (c. 1825), Benjamin Peters House (c. 1860), and Garman House (1866).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[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 Greg Ramsey (March 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Oak Hall Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-05.