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Sheads House

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Location type: House
Location address: United States, Adams
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
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The Sheads House, also known as Oak Ridge Seminary, is a historic home located at Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1862, and is a 2 1/2-story, “T”-shaped brick dwelling in the Gothic Revival style. It sits on a granite foundation and has a cross gable roof. It features an ornamental fascia board and porches with ornamental balustrades. Shortly after it was built it housed Oak Ridge Seminary, a girls’ school. During the Battle of Gettysburg, it was used as a hospital for Confederate States Army wounded.

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