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House (Parley Hunt House)

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Parley Hunt House
1907. Canal St. near Virgin St.

Sited adjacent to fields and the Virgin River floodplain at the eastern end of Bunkerville, this one-and-one-half-story, L-shaped house has rough, random-laid stone walls and a crossgable roof. Shingles line the gable ends, which flare at the base to meet the overhanging eaves. The house has two rooms in the front divided by a central chimney and one room in the rear for the kitchen. As in the Leavitt House, there are no hallways; rooms open directly into one another. Though altered over the years, the building retains much of its original shape and appearance.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "House (Parley Hunt House)", [Mesquite, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO67.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 248-249.

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