34 Sights in Lancaster, United States (with Map and Images)

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1. Diagnothian Hall

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Diagnothian Hall Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

"Old Main," Goethean Hall, and Diagnothian Hall, also known as the Original Buildings of Franklin & Marshall College, are three historic academic buildings located on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. "Old Main" was built between 1854 and 1856, and is a three-story, T-shaped building with three-story lateral wings. It features a four-story, square entrance tower with five-story octagonal turrets. The chapel was enlarged in 1874. Goethean Hall and Diagnothian Hall flank "Old Main" and were completed in 1857. They are 2+1⁄2 stories tall, with steeply pitched gable roofs and stepped gables. The buildings all reflect the Gothic Revival architectural style.

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2. Lancaster Armory

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Lancaster Armory, also known as Brigadier General Charles P. Stahr Armory, is a historic National Guard armory located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is a "T"-shaped brick building consisting of a 3-story administration building built in 1937, with a 1/2-story drill hall built in 1928, executed in the Colonial Revival style. It measures approximately 90 feet by 200 feet. The building was firebombed in 1982. The building once played host to the Lancaster Red Roses. It was used as a public venue under the name The Stahr Center. Is currently the home of decades restaurant bar and arcade. In 2018 it was renovated and now houses Decades, a boutique bowling alley and retro-arcade.

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3. Residences at Stevens School

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Stevens High School, also known as Girls High School and Stevens Elementary School, is a historic former high school building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban and built in 1904–1905. It is a three-story, rectangular brick and brownstone building in the Second Renaissance Revival style. It has a slate covered mansard roof and terra cotta ornamentation. The building measures 176 feet wide and 74 feet deep. It operated as a high school until 1938, when it was designated an elementary school. The school is named for Congressman Thaddeus Stevens (1792–1868). It has been converted to apartments.

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4. Hager Building

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Hager Building is a historic commercial building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban and built in 1910–1911. It is a five-story, three bay by five bay, steel frame structure clad in terra cotta in a French Renaissance Revival style. This section of the Hager Building measures 63 feet by 101 feet. The overall dimensions of the building are 240 feet, 6 inches, by 63 feet. This includes the central warehouse section, built between 1860 and 1890, and a brick northern extension built in 1923. The building once housed the Hager Brothers Department Store.

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5. Lancaster County House of Employment

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Lancaster County House of Employment, also known as Old County Hospital Building No. 1, is a historic building located at Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1799–1801, and is a two-story, 15 bay wide stuccoed stone building. It has a full width front porch with Tuscan order columns, added about 1875–1876. The same renovation added Gothic Revival style details. It has been in continuous ownership by Lancaster County since its construction. It was built as a poor house and used as the House of Employment until 1876, when it was converted to a hospital. It later housed county offices.

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6. New Era Building

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New Era Building is a historic commercial and industrial building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is a three-story, "L" shaped brick building in the Queen Anne style. The original section was built in 1890–1891. The rear section was expanded in 1900, 1903, and 1914, to accommodate the growing printing company. It originally housed the New Era newspaper and printing company. A number of notable academic journals and books were printed here between 1893 and 1922, including Popular Science Monthly. When listed in 1983, it was occupied by a Rite Aid drug store.

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7. Old City Hall

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Old City Hall, also known as County Court House and State House, is a historic city hall building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1795 and 1797, and is a 3 1/2-story, brick building with stone accents in the Federal style. The building was restored in 1924. It was built as a "public office house" and housed the Commonwealth offices when Lancaster was the capital from 1799 to 1812. It has also housed city and county offices, a Masonic lodge, a post office, and library. It now houses the Lancaster visitor's center.

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8. Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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Slater Cigar Company is two historic cigar factory and tobacco warehouse buildings located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The building at 625 Columbia Avenue was built about 1895, and is a three-story, rectangular brick building with a high basement. It is 90 feet wide by 30 feet deep and has a flat roof. The building at 626–628 Columbia Avenue was built in 1905–1906, and is a four-story, rectangular brick building with a high basement. It is 45 feet wide by 140 feet deep. A one-story brick addition was built about 1923.

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9. Farmer's Southern Market

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Farmer's Southern Market is a historic farmer's market located in downtown Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban and built in 1888. It is a brick building consisting of a three-story headhouse and two-story markethouse, in the Queen Anne style. It measures 90 feet wide and 250 feet deep. It features ornamental terra cotta and brickwork and towers. The city closed the market in the late 1980s, and has since housed Lancaster's Visitors Bureau, offices and Council Chambers.

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10. Conestoga Cork Works Building

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Conestoga Cork Works Building, also known as E. Rosenwald & Co. Tobacco Warehouse, Rose Bros. & Co., Farmers Supply, and Rosenwald Court Apartments, is a historic factory and tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built between about 1883 and 1897, and is a three-story, 31 bay brick building with a hipped and gabled roof. It has a stuccoed limestone foundation. The building was used as a cork cutting factory until 1912, a tobacco warehouse until the 1960s, then converted to apartments in 1992.

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11. Kirk Johnson Building

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The Kirk Johnson Building is a historic commercial building located in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban and built in 1911–1912. It is a four-story, narrow, steel frame structure clad in white tile and cut stone in the Beaux-Arts style. This section of the Kirk Johnson Building measures 16 feet wide and features a copper-clad mansard roof. The original French-style display windows were restored in 1979–1980. It was built to house the Kirk Johnson music store.

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12. Lancaster Trust Company

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Lancaster Trust Company is a historic bank building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was designed in 1910 by C. Emlen Urban, and built in 1911–1912, in the Beaux-Arts style. It was added to the front of an existing five-story building, built 1889–1890. It consists of the Main Banking Room, Board Room, and vaults, with the basement, lavatories, and passageways include. The facade is of red brick on a limestone foundation. The bank failed in 1932, and the building remained vacant for the next 50 years.

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13. Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory

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Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory, also known as Van Sciver Building, is a historic factory building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built between about 1880 and 1905, and is a "U"-shaped, brick complex measuring approximately 144 feet by 250 feet. It housed Follmer, Clogg and Company, a manufacturer of umbrellas and parachutes, until the 1940s. In 1944, it was acquired by the Van Sciver Furniture Company and housed a furniture store, warehouse, and repair shop until 1982.

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14. Henry Krauskap House

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Henry Krauskap House, also known as Henry Krauskap House and Store and Meiskey's, is a historic home located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1874, and is a 3+1⁄2-story, three bay brick combined commercial-residential building in the Italianate style. It has a two-story rear wing. A small brick one-story commercial addition was built between 1886 and 1888. It is the oldest surviving structure for the manufacturing and marketing of cigar boxes and tobacco related products.

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15. Demuth Museum

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Demuth Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, is a museum dedicated to the paintings of Charles Demuth (1883–1935) located in his former studio and home at 120 East King Street. The museum offers a rotating view of a permanent collection which includes 42 Charles Demuth originals as well as artists and works that present a Demuth connection in the areas of theme, technique and epoch. Two recent exhibitions have featured Demuth contemporaries Alfred H. Maurer and Lyonel Feininger.

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16. Jasper Yeates House

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Jasper Yeates House, also known as the home of WRKY Radio, is a historic home located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1765–1766, and is a four-story, four bay brick townhouse, in the Georgian style. In 1882, it was expanded to add the fourth floor and converted to commercial uses. It was restored in 1978–1979. It was the home of prominent Pennsylvania lawyer and justice Jasper Yeates (1745–1817) from 1775 to 1817.

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17. West Lawn

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West Lawn, also known as the Embassy House Apartments, is a historic home located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1873–1874, and is a T-shaped dwelling with a 2+1⁄2-story main section and 2+1⁄2-story rear wing with a slate covered mansard roof in a combined Italianate / Second Empire style. It features a 3+1⁄2-story tower with a mansard roof. It once housed a fraternity and in 1973 was converted to apartments.

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18. Hamilton Watch Complex

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The Hamilton Watch Complex is a former industrial complex in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was owned by the Hamilton Watch Company and was used as their headquarters from the company's founding in 1892, until 1980. The complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The main building was converted into a luxury apartment and condominium complex. The Administrative Offices now home to a Montessori School.

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19. Andrew Ellicott House

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Sehner-Ellicott-Von Hess House is a historic home located at 123 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1780 by George Sehner, and is a finely restored house built in the Georgian style of architecture. It was occupied by Andrew Ellicott (1754–1820), first United States Surveyor General, from 1801 to 1813. Ellicott helped prepare Captain Meriwether Lewis for his exploration of the Louisiana Purchase.

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20. Nissly-Stauffer Tobacco Warehouses

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Nissly-Stauffer Tobacco Warehouses are two historic tobacco warehouses located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Nissly Warehouse was built about 1912, and is a three-story, rectangular brick building on a limestone foundation. It is seven bays by six bays. The Stauffer Warehouse was built about 1913, and is a five-story, rectangular brick building on a limestone foundation. It is four bays by eight bays.

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21. Edward McGovern Tobacco Warehouse

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Edward McGovern Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1880, and is a 2 1/2-story, red brick building. It is six bays by three bays and has a moderate pitched slate covered gable roof with gabled dormers. Additions were made with the building about 1910 and about 1939. The building houses the Lancaster Brewing Company restaurant.

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22. B. F. Good & Company Leaf Tobacco Warehouse

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B. F. Good & Company Leaf Tobacco Warehouse, also known as the P. Lorillard Company Tobacco Warehouse, is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1899–1900, and is a 3 1/2-story, rectangular brick building in the Beaux-Arts style. It sits on a high foundation of gray limestone. The Lorillard Tobacco Company purchased the building in 1920.

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23. David H. Miller Tobacco Warehouse

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David H. Miller Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1900, and is a three-story, rectangular red brick building on a stone foundation. It is six bays by nine bays and has a slightly pitched gable roof. It housed local tobacco companies until occupied by the Lorillard Tobacco Company after 1938.

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24. L. G. Sherman Tobacco Warehouse

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L. G. Sherman Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1900, and is a two-story, rectangular brick building with a high basement. It is eight bays wide by two bays, and has a flat roof. It is a few doors from the R. K. Schnader & Sons Tobacco Warehouse. It has been converted to residential use.

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25. Henry B. Friedman Tobacco Warehouse

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Henry B. Friedman Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1880, and is a 2 1/2-story, rectangular brick building with a raised basement and stucco-covered stone foundation. It has a moderately pitched gable roof. It is three bays wide and six bays deep.

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26. Lancaster Convention Center

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The Lancaster County Convention Center (LCCC) is a publicly owned convention center in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. With initial site preparation in late 2006 and completion in the summer of 2009, the Lancaster County Convention Center is one of several projects intended to help revitalize downtown Lancaster.

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27. Charlie Wagner's Cafe

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Charlie Wagner's Cafe is a small historic building in the shadow of the Lancaster County Courthouse in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. From 1891 to 1963 the building housed a bar, rather than a cafe, and a few hotel rooms. It has also served as a warehouse for a nearby department store and now houses lawyers' offices.

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28. Fulton

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The Fulton Opera House, also known as the Fulton Theatre or simply The Fulton, is a League of Regional Theatres class B regional theater located in historic downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is reportedly the oldest working theatre in the United States. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964.

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29. B. B. Martin Tobacco Warehouse

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B. B. Martin Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1875, and is a 2 1/2-story, red brick building on a stone foundation. It is five bays by three bays and has a moderate pitched slate covered gable roof.

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30. Lancaster Crematorium

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Lancaster Crematorium is a historic crematorium located at Greenwood Cemetery in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1884, and is a one-story, brick building in the Late Gothic Revival style. It measures 48 feet by 32 feet and has a moderately pitched gable roof.

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31. John Brimmer Tobacco Warehouse

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John Brimmer Tobacco Warehouse is a historic tobacco warehouse located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1901, and is a three-story, rectangular brick building with a stone foundation and flat roof. It is four bays wide and approximately 148 feet deep.

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32. Lancaster Central Market

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Central Market, also known as Lancaster Central Market, is a historic public market located in Penn Square, in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Until 2005, the market was the oldest municipally-operated market in the United States.

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33. President James Buchanan's Wheatland

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Wheatland, or the James Buchanan House, is a brick, Federal style house outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster County. It was formerly owned by the 15th president of the United States, James Buchanan.

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34. Cork Factory Hotel

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The Cork Factory Hotel, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, is a hotel that opened in 2010 in a redeveloped cork factory dating to 1865. The plant was variously known as the Lancaster Cork Works and the Lancaster Closure Plant.

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