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Israel Grafius House, 215 Main Street, Alexandria, Huntingdon County, PA

Israel Grafius House, 215 Main Street, Alexandria, Huntingdon County, PA

 
 
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Significance: The house is an elegant and well-preserved example of the formal Federal-style dwelling type once common along Main Street. Prominently located in the center of historic Alexandria, its architectural features such as portico, fanlight and double chimney are indicative of its occupation by prosperous merchant Nicholas Cresswell during the second half of the 19th century.
Survey number: HABS PA-5399
Building/structure dates: ca. 18Q2 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Dorsey, Henry
Cresswell, Nicholas
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Alexandria40.55685, -78.09760
Google Map of 40.556849, -78.09759799999999
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