Wirts House

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Wirts House
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Wirts House is located in Pennsylvania
Wirts House
Wirts House is located in the US
Wirts House
Location 798 Schrivers Corner Road (Pennsylvania Route 394), near Gettysburg, Straban Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°53′45″N 77°11′58″W / 39.89583°N 77.19944°W / 39.89583; -77.19944Coordinates: 39°53′45″N 77°11′58″W / 39.89583°N 77.19944°W / 39.89583; -77.19944
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built c. 1765
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 91002010[1]
Added to NRHP January 22, 1992

Wirts House is a historic home located at Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is a two-story, rectangular log / wood frame vernacular Federal style dwelling. It is covered in wooden clapboard siding and sits on a rubble stone foundation. The original section dates to about 1765, with a "back building" addition built between about 1786 and 1812 and a two-story addition built between about 1825 and 1830.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[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. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Elwood W. Christ (September 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Wirts House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.