Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
T.T. Tate House
— Built in 1867 —
Built by Dr. Theodore Thompson Tate in 1867, this double gable, board and batten cottage is a rare example of the Carpenter Gothic Style popularized by the noted Landscape Architect Andrew Jackson Downing. Dr. Tate, a prominent local surgeon, served with distinction during the Gettysburg Campaign as Assistant Surgeon to the 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
Location. 39° 49.856′ N, 77° 14.033′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Chambersburg Street (U.S. 30) west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.W. Hoffman House (a few steps from this marker); Ice House Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thaddeus StevensReverend Horatio S. Howell (about 400 feet away); "…expecting to find all dead." (about 400 feet away); "…the pathos of those poor wounded men…" (about 400 feet away); Christ Lutheran Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location also titled “T.T. Tate House” (Submitted on February 26, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Landscape architecture
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.