Thomas R. Marshall House

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Thomas R. Marshall House

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Thomas R. Marshall House, May 2012
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Location 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City, Indiana
Coordinates 41°9′33″N85°29′20″W / 41.15917°N 85.48889°W / 41.15917; -85.48889 Coordinates: 41°9′33″N85°29′20″W / 41.15917°N 85.48889°W / 41.15917; -85.48889
Area less than one acre
Built 1874 (1874)
NRHP reference # 83000046 [1]
Added to NRHP July 21, 1983

Thomas R. Marshall House, also known as the Whitley County Historical Museum, is a historic home located at Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana. It was built in 1874, and is a two-story, "L"-plan, frame dwelling. It was remodeled in 1895. It features a nearly full-with front porch supported by paired Doric order columns and a projecting two-story bay. It was the home of Indiana Governor and U.S. Vice President Thomas R. Marshall. [2] :2

Columbia City, Indiana City in Indiana, United States

Columbia City is a city in Columbia Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 8,750 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Whitley County.

Whitley County, Indiana County in the United States

Whitley County is a rural county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2015 census, the population was 33,330. Whitley County is the 49th largest county in Indiana. The county seat is Columbia City. The county has the highest county number (92) on Indiana license plates, as it is alphabetically the last in the state's list of counties.

Doric order Order of ancient Greek and Roman architecture, with no base to the column, simple capital, and triglyphs on the frieze

The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. The Doric is most easily recognized by the simple circular capitals at the top of columns. Originating in the western Dorian region of Greece, it is the earliest and in its essence the simplest of the orders, though still with complex details in the entablature above.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. [1]

National Register of Historic Places federal list of historic sites in the United States

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-07-01.Note: This includes George R. Adams and Ralph Christian (December 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thomas R. Marshall House" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01. an Accompanying photographs