Thompson Barnett House

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Thompson Barnett House

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Thompson Barnett House, January 2012
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Location State Road 25, north of Logansport, Clay Township, Cass County, Indiana
Coordinates 40°47′2″N86°21′1″W / 40.78389°N 86.35028°W / 40.78389; -86.35028 Coordinates: 40°47′2″N86°21′1″W / 40.78389°N 86.35028°W / 40.78389; -86.35028
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1854 (1854), c. 1870
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 86001620 [1]
Added to NRHP August 14, 1986

Thompson Barnett House, also known as the Barnett-Schafer House, is a historic home located in Clay Township, Cass County, Indiana. It was built about 1854, and is a two-story, five bay, Greek Revival style brick dwelling. It has a side gable roof and 1 1/2-story gabled brick ell added about 1870. [2] :2

Clay Township, Cass County, Indiana Township in Indiana, United States

Clay Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana, and one of the seventeen townships sharing the name in the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,817.

Cass County, Indiana County in the United States

Cass County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, its population was 38,966. The county seat is Logansport. Cass County comprises the Logansport, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Greek Revival architecture architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries

The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last phase in the development of Neoclassical architecture. The term was first used by Charles Robert Cockerell in a lecture he gave as Professor of Architecture to the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1842.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. [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 2015-08-01.Note: This includes Rosalie Linton Riser Schafer (January 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thompson Barnett House" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-01. and Accompanying photographs.