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John Abbott House
John Abbott House, November 2010
|Location||South side of E. King St.,
|Area||0.4 acres (0.16 ha)|
|NRHP reference No.||80003394|
|Added to NRHP||February 22, 1980|
The John Abbott House is an historic house located on King Street in Abbottstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 1980.
Description and history
It is a two-story wood, stone and brick building. It consists of the original log dwelling dated to about 1740, and sheathed in clapboard, with an extension added between 1830 and 1850, incorporating the original stone kitchen and brick addition. A one-story wood lean-to was added between 1915 and 1930. The house measures 28 feet (8.5 m) by 67 feet (20 m). The house operated as a tavern between 1750 and about 1763.
Restoration work was completed on the home in 1981 by the home's owner, Yvonne Nace; Thomas Spiers, her consulting architect; her contractor, Edward H. Nace; William Helker, carpenter; and Ralph Miller, painter.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 1980.
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