15 December 1792
Gundenham, near Taunton, Somerset, England
28 March 1852
John Haviland was an English architect who studied in London and in 1816 moved to the United States. He arrived in Philadelphia and within a few months settled in as one of the few professional architects in the city. He also opened a drawing academy with and later taught drawing at the Franklin Institute. He secured commissions of the First Presbyterian Church (1820), the Eastern State Penitentiary (1821), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (1822), the Pennsylvania Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb (1825), and the Franklin Institute (1825). He also built Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Norfolk, VA (1927), New Jersey Penitentiary in Newark, and prisons for Missouri, Rhode Island, and Arkansas.
- Biographical Dictionary of American architects (deceased)
- Baigell, M/ John Haviland Ann Arbor, Mi, UMI, 1999
- Obituary notice of John Haviland.Philadelphia : Isaac Ashmead, 1852.
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