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Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brewster House

 
 
Brewster House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
1. Brewster House Marker
Inscription. One of the oldest houses in Erie, built in 1823 for prominent civic leader and politician Alexander Brewster, rear addition and Italianate changes to Federal period design made in 1850's. Deeded by Brewster family in 1898 to Erie Bureau of Charities for Wm. Brewster Industrial School for Girls. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1984 by Erie Insurance Group.
 
Location. 42° 7.906′ N, 80° 4.958′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on East 5th Street west of Holland Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 158 East 5th Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy Row Houses (a few steps from this marker); Tibbals House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennedy Double House (within shouting distance of this marker); Don't Give Up the Ship (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gideon Ball House (about 500 feet away); Harry T. Burleigh (about 500 feet away); Boston Store Livery & Garage (about 600 feet away); Historic Erie Flagpole (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Brewster House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
2. Brewster House
Window on the Brewster House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
3. Window on the Brewster House
National Register of Historic Places plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
4. National Register of Historic Places plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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