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Abbott House Antiques (John Abbott House)

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John Abbott House
c. 1737, c. 1800. 183 E. King St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

This former home of the town's founder and now an antique shop is typical of the early settlement houses and offers access to a type that is usually not open to the public. The original log house was clapboarded (since removed); a stone kitchen was later added at the rear.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Abbott House Antiques (John Abbott House)", [Abbottstown, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-AD1.

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