Georgian style house built by Gottlieb Sehner II.
Residence of Andrew Ellicott.
1914 & 1920
House altered for social club (The Otters Lodge).
Urban renewal plans for Queen Street project revealed. Includes demolition of house to make room for Prince Street parking garage.
Local citizens form group to oppose demolition. Becomes the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.
House temporarily saved from demolition.
House listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Trust purchases house from Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster ending a ten-year struggle.
House sold to Louise Steinman von Hess Foundation.
House open to public.
House becomes headquarters for Historic Preservation Trust.
House donated to the Trust by Louise Steinman von Hess Foundation.
Today, the Trust helps promote historic preservation as a viable alternative through preservation education, advocacy, and direct action. Visitors are welcome to tour the house Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.