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Thomas Hart Benton, Jr., House

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1857. 231 Park Ave.
  • Thomas Hart Benton, Jr., House

Except for a slight hint at verticality, this Federal-style house might have been built in upstate New York around 1820. The central entrance door is surrounded by side lights and a rectangular transom. The house was built by Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Benton, nephew of Sen. Thomas H. Benton of Missouri.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Thomas Hart Benton, Jr., House", [Council Bluffs, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW029.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 467-467.

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