Simon Cameron School

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Simon Cameron School
Cameron School Harrisburg PA.JPG
Simon Cameron School, August 2013
Simon Cameron School is located in Pennsylvania
Simon Cameron School
Location 1839 Green St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°16′32″N 76°53′41″W / 40.27556°N 76.89472°W / 40.27556; -76.89472Coordinates: 40°16′32″N 76°53′41″W / 40.27556°N 76.89472°W / 40.27556; -76.89472
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1896, 1900
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Other, Second Renaissance Revival
NRHP Reference # 86000855[1]
Added to NRHP April 24, 1986

Simon Cameron School is a historic school building located at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1896, and is a two-story, brick and frame building, with a hipped roof covered in slate shingles. It sits on a brownstone foundation. It is 12 bays wide and 8 bays deep, with an 8 bay wide, 6 bay deep rear section added in 1900. It is named for Pennsylvania politician Simon Cameron (1799–1889).[2]

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


  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 James A. Stuart III (February 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Simon Cameron School" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-12.