Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion

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Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion.jpg
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion, April 1990
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion is located in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion is located in the US
Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion
Location Off PA 45, S of Centre County line, Franklin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°42′13″N 78°0′47″W / 40.70361°N 78.01306°W / 40.70361; -78.01306Coordinates: 40°42′13″N 78°0′47″W / 40.70361°N 78.01306°W / 40.70361; -78.01306
Area less than one acre
Built 1834
Architectural style Federal
MPS Industrial Resources of Huntingdon County, 1780--1939 MPS
NRHP Reference # 90000409[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1990

Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion, also known as the Lyon Mansion, is a historic home located at Franklin Township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1834, and is a 2 1/2- to 4-story, "L"-shaped limestone dwelling in the Federal style. The 3 1/2-story front facade features a center entrance framed by a transom and sidelights. Also located on the property is a contributing privy. The house was built as the ironmaster's mansion at Pennsylvania Furnace.[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. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Deborah L. Suciu (July 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-28. 

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