Friday, February 26, 2016

Wilkinsburg: Early Housing

This is likely one of the earliest urban dwellings in Wilkinsburg, and possibly built circa 1830s or 1840s. It seems to have been designed for a village setting, making it unique among the other surviving homes of the era, which tend to be larger farmhouses. Little seems to be known about the early frontier town history of Wilkinsburg. This home tells us something.

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