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Painesville in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mathews House

Built 1829

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2018
1. Mathews House Marker
Inscription.  The famed master builder Jonathan Goldsmith designed and built this well-proportioned Federal style residence for Dr. John H. Mathews. It is considered to be one of the finest Goldsmith houses. The house was moved to its present location on the campus of Lake Erie College from the original North State Street site in 1949.
 
Erected 1965 by Architects Society of Ohio and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
 
Location. 41° 43.158′ N, 81° 15′ W. Marker is in Painesville, Ohio, in Lake County. Marker is on West Washington Street 0.1 miles east of Mentor Avenue (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling east. Located on the campus of Lake Erie College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Painesville OH 44077, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edward Paine (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charter Oak Triangle
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 31, 2018
2. Mathews House Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Daniel Carter Beard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas W. Harvey (approx. ¼ mile away); Lake County YMCA (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mentor Avenue Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Station (approx. one mile away); The Casement House / General Jack and Frances Jennings Casement (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Painesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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