239 North Washington Street

Built in 1858


Brief History
This two-story frame house was built in 1858 by Robert Tate of Gettysburg. It was a private residence until acquisition by the college in 1987. 

Timeline of Ownership
1. Estate of James Gettys, March 13, 1815
2. Thaddeus Stevens, August 25, 1825
3. John H. McClellan, April 1, 1848
4. Catherine Ann Tate, October 10, 1863
5. Heirs of Robert Tate, December 24, 1870
6. Lydia Ann Klingle, September 20, 1886
7. Samuel Flemming, January 18, 1892
8. Heirs of Samuel Flemming (Sophia Flemming), October 14, 1893
9. Heirs of Sophia Flemming (Laura V. Kalbfleisch), May 17, 1911
10. Ida D. Ross, March 19, 1912
11. Heirs of Ida D. Ross, November 27, 1940
12. Theodore C. Daniels, June 15, 1961
13. Kathryn Gitt Schultz and family, January 6, 1986
14. Gettysburg College, 1987


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Research by Andrew I. Dalton, Timothy H. Smith, and Randy J. Miller, Adams County Historical Society; HARB Survey by Elwood W. Christ, ACHS.