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Pierce-Klingle Mansion

  • Also Known As: Linnaean Hill

  • Address: 3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1823/00/00 Joshua Pierce Architect The Pierce-Klingle House, or Klingle Mansion, on Williamsburg below Pierce Mill, is built for Joshua Pierce. An avid horticulturalist, Pierce named the estate Linnaean Hill for Swedish botanist, Karl Van Linnaeus.

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Particulars for Pierce-Klingle Mansion:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Conservation
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Other Description Pennsylvania Dutch Farmhouse
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 73000223
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: Pierce,Joshua
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Pennsylvania Dutch Farmhouse
Nominator Name: Park
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Conservation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1823
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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