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Hamilton Club

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1890, C. Emlen Urban(?). 106 E. Orange St.
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Built in 1890 as a private residence for Catherine Haldeman Long, the Hamilton Club was named for James Hamilton, the planner of the city. Inside and out it has the look of a superb Richardsonian Romanesque mansion. Near to the downtown and across the street from St. James’ Episcopal Church ( LA18), it marks the heart of Lancaster's social hierarchy.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Hamilton Club", [Lancaster, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 318-319.

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