Terracina (Coatesville, Pennsylvania)

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Terracina (Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Terracina (Coatesville, Pennsylvania)
Terracina (Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Terracina (Coatesville, Pennsylvania)
Location 76 S. 1st Ave., Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′52″N 75°49′21″W / 39.98111°N 75.82250°W / 39.98111; -75.82250Coordinates: 39°58′52″N 75°49′21″W / 39.98111°N 75.82250°W / 39.98111; -75.82250
Area 2.1 acres (0.85 ha)
Built 1848
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Part of Coatesville Historic District
Lukens Historic District (#87000667
NRHP Reference # 78002369[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 13, 1978
Designated CP May 14, 1987
Designated NHLDCP April 19, 1994

Terracina, also known as The Huston House, is a historic home located at Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1848, and is a 2 12-story, stuccoed stone dwelling with a steeply pitched roof in the Gothic Revival style. It has a two-story, flat-roofed rear wing. It features a full-width, hipped-roof front porch. The house was built as a wedding present by Rebecca Lukens for her daughter Isabella upon her marriage to Dr. Charles Huston.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1] It is also part of the Lukens Historic District which was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1994.[3]


  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 Maureen L. Carlson (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Terracina" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  3. ^ "Lukens Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-06.