Benjamin B. Leas House

Also known as: Shirleysburg Female Seminary, Fort Shirley Site, Rockview, The
US 522, Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1984
Reference number
NR name
Leas, Benjamin B., House
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Military; Education; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Fortification; School; Sanatorium
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1750-1799; 1825-1849
Significant years
ca. 1755; 1850
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2020: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "GPS Coordinates" and Added "Street View"