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Gilbert House

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c. 1863. 307 N. Jackson St.

This solid-appearing two-story Greek Revival house exhibits a T-shaped plan. The gable section facing the street to the right has a small lunette window in the attic, and the entrance to the left of the porch exhibits a door with side lights and a transom. The building is sheathed in large ashlar blocks of light-colored limestone. The present piered entrance porch was added sometime after 1900.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Gilbert House", [Charles City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO041.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 363-363.

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