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Joseph Poffenberger Farm, House, 17834 Mansfield Avenue, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD



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B&W Photos

HB602523
General View From Southeast Of House And Farm Complex

HB602524
General View From Southwest

HB602525
General View From Southwest

HB602526
General View Of South (front) Elevation

HB602527
Perspective View Of South (front) And East Side

HB602528
South (front) Elevation


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Item Title


Location
17834 Mansfield Avenue, Sharpsburg vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-966
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1029).
Significance: The Joseph Poffenberger House is significant both as a typical early log structure and due to its role in the Civil War Battle of Antietam.

Subjects
Farming
L-plan Buildings
Farmhouses


Related Names
Wagner, Martha, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Decker, Fred L. Jr., Field Team
Steffes, Noah, Field Team


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST OF HOUSE AND FARM COMPLEX
2. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
3. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
4. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE
6. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
General view of the Joseph Poffenberger Farm looking north, with (from left to right) the House, the Wash House, the Barn, the Corn Crib - Granary, the Blacksmith Shop, and the Wagon Shed
View looking northwest from the farmyard gate
View looking northwest
South elevation
South elevation, with scale stick
View looking south from the south porch
View looking southeast
View looking southwest
East elevation of north (rear) ell
East elevation of north (rear) ell, with scale stick
Detail view of east window, with scale stick
Detail view of east porch entrance
Detail view of east porch entrance, with scale stick
Interior view of west parlor, looking northwest
Interior view looking southwest from west parlor into corner closet, showing hewn log construction
Interior view of kitchen, looking northeast
Detail view of latch at first floor door to south stair
Detail view of vent in bedroom floor above dining room
View in attic looking west toward west gable end
Detail view of collar and rafter, showing half-dovetail joint and carpenter's marks
View in attic looking north toward north gable end
View looking northwest


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