Troxell-Steckel House

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Troxell-Steckel House
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Troxell-Steckel House, July 2008
Troxell-Steckel House is located in Pennsylvania
Troxell-Steckel House
Troxell-Steckel House is located in the US
Troxell-Steckel House
Location 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°40′32″N 75°32′8″W / 40.67556°N 75.53556°W / 40.67556; -75.53556Coordinates: 40°40′32″N 75°32′8″W / 40.67556°N 75.53556°W / 40.67556; -75.53556
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1756
Built by Troxell, Peter
Architectural style Colonial, Other, Pennsylvania German
NRHP Reference # 80003557[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 27, 1980
Designated PHMC November 02, 1970[2]

Troxell-Steckel House is a historic home located at Egypt, Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1756, and is a 2 1/2-story, fieldstone dwelling with a high-pitched gable roof in the Pennsylvania-German style. It measures 48 feet long and 35 feet wide. Also on the property is a contributing stone spring house and late-19th century barn. The house and property were given to the Lehigh County Historical Society in 1942, and is now open as a historic house museum.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  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 James C. Dotterer (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Troxell-Steckel House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-05. 

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