1982 National Register of Historic Places Inventory for
Colonial Germantown Historic District:
"(NWC Harvey) John Johnson Building, c. 1740; altered early nineteenth century; altered late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, two and one-half stories, stone with wood trim, Colonial style. --- Contributing."
"Site of house in which Jacob Reaver, a magistrate, lived in 1809. About 1830, Samuel Y. Harmar, a shoemaker lived here. It was once the residence of Rittenhouse Fraley, and old tax collector...John Holcomb, the old bill-poster, once kept a second hand store here, and it is said that Joseph Gorgas once occupied it as a grocery."