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Fischer-Burgard House

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1824. 1000 S. Front St., east side of U.S. 11/15

The Fischer-Burgard house is located in a neighborhood of frame houses known as the Isle of Que, which originally was a riverfront village. It is reached from Pine Street in the center of Selinsgrove, crossing Penns Creek on a triple-arched steel bridge and passing under U.S. 11 / 15. Front Street parallels the Susquehanna River. The central-hall house is graced by Federal details, including a fanlight above the paneled door and double gable-end chimneys, and like other German houses, it has a datestone—May 31, 1824. The house and its farm are also visible from U.S. 11/15 just before the turnoff to Selinsgrove.

Writing Credits

Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Fischer-Burgard House", [Port Trevorton, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-SN2.

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, 416-416.

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