Thompson-Ray House, July 2012
|Location||407 E. Main St., Gas City, Indiana|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Built by||Waldron, John H.|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian, Free Classic|
|NRHP reference #||09000756|
|Added to NRHP||September 24, 2009|
Thompson-Ray House is a historic home located at Gas City, Grant County, Indiana. It was built between 1902 and 1906, and is a 2 1/2-story, Late Victorian Free Classic style brick and stone dwelling. It has a cruciform plan and gable roof. It features porches with multiple classical columns and a porte cochere. 5:
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