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George P. Colt House, 628 1/2 East Sixth Street, Erie, Erie County, PA

George P. Colt House, 628 1/2 East Sixth Street, Erie, Erie County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The George Colt Mansion was the home of a prominent Erie banker from its completion in 1872 until his death in 1908. The owner was a member of a pioneering Erie family which settled in the region in 1795.
The house was designed as a country residence and was so situated to afford a commanding view of the surrounding farmland, and lake and harbor to the north. It represents an early yet imposing example of Second Empire architecture in Erie County.
Survey number: HABS PA-5359
Building/structure dates: 1870-1872 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1908 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Ruby, Robert, photographer
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Location

Erie Heights42.13003, -80.08380
Google Map of 42.1300293, -80.0838005
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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