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Moon-Williamson House

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c. 1750. 120 Yardley Ave.

Of particular interest in demonstrating the evolving domestic architecture of the region is this log house for a Windsor chair maker, Samuel Moon. The house's earlier portion follows the regional norm of a stone basement surmounted by a hewn log crib, infilled with lime-clay plaster, a type derived from northern European models, while the rear portion follows English framing systems.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Moon-Williamson House", [Levittown, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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