Sen. Walter Lowrie House

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Sen. Walter Lowrie House
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Sen. Walter Lowrie House
Sen. Walter Lowrie House is located in Pennsylvania
Sen. Walter Lowrie House
Sen. Walter Lowrie House is located in the US
Sen. Walter Lowrie House
Location W. Diamond and S. Jackson Sts., Butler, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°51′30″N 79°53′47″W / 40.85833°N 79.89639°W / 40.85833; -79.89639Coordinates: 40°51′30″N 79°53′47″W / 40.85833°N 79.89639°W / 40.85833; -79.89639
Built 1828
NRHP Reference # 79002177[1]
Added to NRHP May 1, 1979

The Senator Walter Lowrie Shaw House is a historic home located in downtown Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is known in the area for being the home of Butler's only United States Senator, Walter Lowrie. The structure was built in 1828, and is a 2 1/2-story, brick dwelling on a cut stone foundation. It has a slate covered gable roof. The front section measures 48 feet by 38 feet and has a two-story, shed roofed rear wing. A front porch was added about 1870-1880.[2] It is considered the last of its kind in the city of Butler. The house is situated behind the Butler County Courthouse, houses the Butler County Historical Society's office, and is maintained as a museum by the Society.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "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 Edwin Howard, Jr. (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Sen. Walter Lowrie House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30. 

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