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Rockland, Mount Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Rockland, Mount Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

 
 
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Significance: Rockland, erected ca. 1810, is an excellent example of a Federal style house built by skilled, local carpenters and masons, and exhibiting many similarities to earlier country houses built along the Schyulkill River. The elliptical staircase possesses classic Adamesque details and is one of the few of its type that survives in the Philadelphia area.
Survey number: HABS PA-6055
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72001151

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.98445, -75.19767
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