James Buchanan House

Also known as: Wheatland
1120 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Front of James Buchanan House

Photo taken by Karen Bittinger in May 2010

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Description 

From 1849 until his death, Wheatland, a 17-room brick house, was the residence of James Buchanan (1791-1868), 15th President of the United States (1857-1861). -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 4, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000669
NR name
Buchanan, James, House
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1849; 1868
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2010: New photos from Karen Bittinger

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