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House (George W. Durgan House)
This simple one-story house with restrained volumes and decorative elements survives as the best remaining example of vernacular residential stone architecture in Goldfield. Though modest, the building has a mixture of well-executed details, especially the light-colored quoins, which contrast with the darker walls of the house; bell-shaped eaves; and enclosed soffits.
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