Philip Erpff House

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Philip Erpff House
Erpff House LebCo PA.jpg
Philip Erpff House, November 2011
Philip Erpff House is located in Pennsylvania
Philip Erpff House
Philip Erpff House is located in the United States
Philip Erpff House
LocationSouth Market Street, Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°17′47″N 76°17′37″W / 40.29639°N 76.29361°W / 40.29639; -76.29361Coordinates: 40°17′47″N 76°17′37″W / 40.29639°N 76.29361°W / 40.29639; -76.29361
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Builtc. 1750
Architectural styleOther, Germanic vernacular
NRHP reference #79002287[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 20, 1979

Philip Erpff House is a historic home located at Schaefferstown, in Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1750, and is a 2 1/2-story, limestone residence with a gable roof. It is five bays wide and measures 36 feet, 7 inches, by 26 feet, 6 inches. It features large limestone quoins and a limestone chimney and is in the vernacular Germanic tradition. Also on the property are a contributing limestone wash house, limestone spring house, and the "Arch." The Arch is an underground cold storage area. It has a vaulted ceiling and two niches on the back wall.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Barbara J. Smith and Brenda J. Reigle (July 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Philip Erpff House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-28.