Haines Shoe House
Posted by: deano1943
N 39° 59.931 W 076° 38.200
18S E 360288 N 4428912
Quick Description: The "Haines Shoe House" was built in 1948. Tours by appointment only, at least 1 week ahead, call (717-840-8339).
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2006 5:34:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMA2Q
The Haines Shoe House, built in 1948 by "Colonel" Mahlon N. Haines. The shoe house is a wood frame structure covered with wire lathe and coated with a cement stucco. It measures 48 ft. in length, 17 ft. in width at the widest part, and 25 ft. in height.
Mr. Haines built a shoe sales empire in central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland which numbered 40 stores at its peak.