Slifer House

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Slifer House
Slifer House Union Co PA.jpg
Slifer House, October 2011
Slifer House is located in Pennsylvania
Slifer House
Slifer House is located in the US
Slifer House
Location North of Lewisburg off U.S. Route 15 on Pennsylvania Route 59024, Kelly Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°58′33″N 76°52′59″W / 40.97583°N 76.88306°W / 40.97583; -76.88306Coordinates: 40°58′33″N 76°52′59″W / 40.97583°N 76.88306°W / 40.97583; -76.88306
Area less than one acre
Built 1861
Architect Sloan, Samuel
Architectural style Other, Victorian
NRHP Reference # 75001668[1]
Added to NRHP June 18, 1975

Slifer House, also known as Administration Building-Evangelical Home, is a historic home located at Kelly Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted Philadelphia architect Samuel Sloan and built in 1861, as a country home for Lewisburg merchant Eli Slifer (1818-1888). It has a 2 1/2-story, brick, square main section, with two rectangular rear wings. The main section has a hipped roof with cross gables in a Victorian style. It features wraparound and two-story porches and a four-story square tower. It has housed elder care facilities since 1916, when it was purchased by the Evangelical Association.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (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 William K. Watson (March 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Slifer House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-03.