Historic Architecture: Gettysburg

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Historic Architecture of Adams County, Pennsylvania: Gettysburg, Book 2

by James Fritz

This brief history of Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA, and its environs, is also a photographic portrait of early and later buildings from the provincial, Colonial, Federal and Victorian periods. Colorful photographs of historic markers, tombstones, as well as homes and barns of the recipients of awards from Historic Gettysburg-Adams County who have demonstrated their passion for architectural preservation are included. The author describes the architectural features of each house or barn and gives ethnic and historical explanations that help to identify the dwelling’s heritage. Every community needs to preserve their architectural heritage for posterity as well as for their county’s history. This is Book 2 in a 4-volume series. 

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  • 276 pages