Phillip Paul Bliss House

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Phillip Paul Bliss House
Phillip Paul Bliss House is located in Pennsylvania
Phillip Paul Bliss House
Phillip Paul Bliss House is located in USA
Phillip Paul Bliss House
Location Main St., Rome, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°51′29″N 76°20′32″W / 41.85806°N 76.34222°W / 41.85806; -76.34222Coordinates: 41°51′29″N 76°20′32″W / 41.85806°N 76.34222°W / 41.85806; -76.34222
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1863-1864
Architectural style Greek Revival, Other, Vernacular Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 86000865[1]
Added to NRHP April 24, 1986

Phillip Paul Bliss House is a historic home located at Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1863-1864, and is a vernacular Greek Revival-style frame dwelling. It consists of a two-story front section with a one-story rear ell. It has a gable roof and a full-length front porch with a shed roof. It was the home of 19th century gospel music composer Phillip Paul Bliss (1838-1876).

In 1965, the house was opened as the Philip P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (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 George L. Abell (1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Phillip Paul Bliss House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-02. 

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