You are here

Magoffin Inn (Dr. Montrose B. Magoffin House)

-A A +A
Dr. Montrose B. Magoffin House
1884, Owsley and Boucherle. 129 S. Pitt St.

This large, brick house is now a bed-and-breakfast. Designed by the courthouse architects, it demonstrates the range of the firm's work in Mercer County, from the courthouse ( ME1), to the Richardsonian Romanesque Buhl mansion in Sharon ( ME9), to the Queen Anne style, as here. With its large wraparound porch, projecting gabled bays, and corbeled chimneys, the inn is typical of the style.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Lu Donnelly et al.
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Lu Donnelly et al., "Magoffin Inn (Dr. Montrose B. Magoffin House)", [Mercer, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-01-ME4.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 538-538.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,