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Charles Wetzel House

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c. 1885, Charles Wetzel. 100 Church St.

For his own house, architect Wetzel interpreted the Queen Anne style in brick with white trim. Like his Thomas Beaver Free Library ( MT6), the massive house dominates the end of the block with a three-story octagonal tower at the corner. A stone foundation, shingles and spindlework on the upper level, projecting bay and porch on the front, two-story porches on the side elevation, and varied rooflines give the building great appeal. Wetzel's office was at 251 Mill Street.

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George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Charles Wetzel House", [Danville, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-MT5.

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, 506-506.

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