|Location||On Louisiana Highway 154, about 765 yards (700 m) north of intersection with Louisiana Highway 517|
|Nearest city||Gibsland, Louisiana|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|MPS||Antebellum Greek Revival Buildings of Mount Lebanon TR|
|NRHP reference #||80001705|
|Added to NRHP||February 1, 1980|
The Thurmond House, on Louisiana Highway 154 (Mt. Lebanon Road) near Gibsland in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, was built in the 1850s. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Gibsland is a town in Bienville Parish in northern Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 979. The town is best known for its connecting railroads, as the birthplace of the defunct historically black Coleman College, and for the nearby shootings in 1934 of the bandits Bonnie and Clyde.
Bienville Parish is a parish located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,353. The parish seat is Arcadia.
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 in preserving the property.
It is a five-bay hewn frame house with a central hall plan. It has a rear "L" wing. Its sides are covered with clapboarding which was replaced around 1900. The house has simple Greek Revival details evident in its front gallery, front door with transom and sidelights, and its one original surviving mantel. Two of its original four chimneys survive. It was built by the Thurmond family, early settlers of Mt. Lebanon, Louisiana and was still owned by descendants in 1980.
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The Down House, located on Louisiana Highway 154 near Gibsland in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, is a Greek Revival-style house built in 1852–53. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The Jones House, also known as Smith House, is a historical house located on Louisiana Highway 154 about 100 yards (91 m) north of its junction with Louisiana Highway 517. It was built in about 1840 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
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