Built for a physician and druggist, this house provides an unusually fine example of a local masonry technique known as block-and-stack. Between 1855 and 1885, three Swiss and German masons living in the settlement of Honey Creek—Caspar Steuber, John Peter Felix, and Peter Kindschi—used the technique to construct buildings out of dolomite, a honey-colored limestone. As in many of the area’s block-and-stack houses, the mason added Greek Revival details, such as square-paneled columns supporting the entrance porch and the triglyphs in the frieze.
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Albion and Cynthia Cummings House
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