Pottsgrove Mansion

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Pottsgrove Manor
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Pottsgrove Manor, March 2011
Pottsgrove Mansion is located in Pennsylvania
Pottsgrove Mansion
Pottsgrove Mansion is located in the US
Pottsgrove Mansion
Location West of Pottstown on Benjamin Franklin Highway (High Street), Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°14′52″N 75°39′35″W / 40.24778°N 75.65972°W / 40.24778; -75.65972Coordinates: 40°14′52″N 75°39′35″W / 40.24778°N 75.65972°W / 40.24778; -75.65972
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1752
Architectural style Georgian, Other, Early Georgian
NRHP Reference # 74001796[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 18, 1974
Designated PHMC September 25, 2000[2]

Pottsgrove Manor, also known as the John Potts House, is a historic home located at Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1752 by John Potts (c. 1710 – 6 Jun 1768), and is a large two-story, rectangular, sandstone and fieldstone building in the Georgian style. It has a five-bay front facade, gable roof, and a center hall plan. The service wing was added 1790–1805, and the rebuilt east wing was built 1941–1952 during a restoration. It is open to the public as an 18th-century historic house museum owned by Montgomery County.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] It is located in the Old Pottstown Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Charles W. Snell (August 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Pottsgrove Mansion" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-04-21. 

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