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"York House"

 
 
York House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. York House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1860 by Charles Billmeyer, railroad car manufacturer. Noted for its hand-painted ceiling and exquisite interior ornamentation, building is outstanding example of mansion-type Victorian architecture.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 39° 57.837′ N, 76° 43.388′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on E. Market Street, 0.2 miles east of Queen Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel James Smith (a few steps from this marker); James Smith (a few steps from this marker); The Woman's Club of York (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church of York (within shouting distance of
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this marker); General Michael P. Small (within shouting distance of this marker); 35 South Queen Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The York Water Company (about 500 feet away); 161 East Philadelphia Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. York House - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. "York House," York, York County (MarkerQuest). An overview of the house's history and present usage. (Submitted on May 6, 2022, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
York House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. York House
"York House" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
3. "York House"
"York House" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dianne Bowders, June 1, 2008
4. "York House"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2024. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,327 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.

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