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Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House

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Address: 123 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3525
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+1 717-291-5861
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1787 house-interesting history, especially connected to Meriwether Lewis

This stately colonial house in downtown Lancaster is now home of the Preservation Society of Lancaster. They have offices there but have a free self guided tour of this nicely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2012
Pnemiller
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was closed when we were there. Call ahead and make sue it is open. We looked in the windows and it looks like a nice house. It seems well maintained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Wow. They have done an exceptional job of maintaining historical context with modern office space. The Ellicott-Lewis displays on the second floor were great but the entire house is very well maintained. Definitely worth the trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

This stately colonial house in downtown Lancaster is now home of the Preservation Society of Lancaster. They have offices there but have a free self guided tour of this nicely renovated 18th century town home which has a number of interesting artifacts. The house was home of Andrew Ellicott, a famous surveyor who worked on the plans for the development... More 

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