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Potter County Historical Society (Arthur G. Olmstead House)

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Arthur G. Olmstead House
1892, 1982, 2000–2001. 308 N. Main St.

This twin-gabled orange-red brick double house was divided into two parts. The southern section consisted of the town library downstairs and a judge's office upstairs, while the northern was a residence for the judge's son. The core of the house is a hipped-roof section recessed between two gabled portions. A bracketed cornice and wooden porches with Eastlake decoration complete the ornamentation. After the historical society acquired the property in 1976, it made two additions to the two-and-one-half-story building.

Writing Credits

Lu Donnelly et al.


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Lu Donnelly et al., "Potter County Historical Society (Arthur G. Olmstead House)", [Coudersport, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 425-425.

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