Troxell-Steckel House

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Troxell-Steckel House
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Troxell-Steckel House, July 2008
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Location4229 Reliance St.,
Egypt, Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°40′32″N75°32′8″W / 40.67556°N 75.53556°W / 40.67556; -75.53556 Coordinates: 40°40′32″N75°32′8″W / 40.67556°N 75.53556°W / 40.67556; -75.53556
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built1756
Built byPeter Troxell
Architectural styleColonial, Pennsylvania German
NRHP reference No. 80003557 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 27, 1980
Designated PHMCNovember 2, 1970 [2]

Troxell-Steckel House is a historic home located at Egypt, Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1756, and is a 2+12-story, fieldstone dwelling with a high-pitched gable roof in the Pennsylvania-German style. It measures 48 feet long and 35 feet wide. Also on the property is a contributing stone spring house and late-19th century barn. The house and property were given to the Lehigh County Historical Society in 1942, and is now open as a historic house museum. [3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  3. "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.Note: This includes James C. Dotterer (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Troxell-Steckel House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-05.