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The Whitney/Cobb House is important as an early nineteenth-century dwelling that displays late nineteenth-century detailing which was added during a major renovation. Brackets, beneath deeply projecting cornices, decorate gables and roof eves. The…

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This one-and-one-half story federal style brick house, now painted white, provides a good example of the durable masonry dwellings built for many settlers in Madison County. The three-bayed front facade, laid in Flemish bond, contains a central…

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The Greek Revival style finds vernacular expression in the Dozier / Guess House. This building has a symmetrical three-bay facade, and weatherboarding sheaths this two-story log dwelling. The original floor plan included an open-ended dogtrot with…

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The Moberly House is noteworthy as an example of the additive nature of many nineteenth-century vernacular dwellings. The house began as a two-story rectangular single-pen log structure having massive exterior stone-end chimneys. Two-story frame…

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One of the few antebellum Gothic Revival style dwellings in rural Madison County, the Griggs House, once the residence of a Waco postmaster, exhibits details of this style both inside and out. Three wall gables dominate the front facade, each one…

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When William Walker (1769-1841) married Jane Bates (1776-1839) in 1795, her parents had the first portion of this two-story house built as a wedding present. The Walker House, also referred to as the John D. Harris House and as the Cedars, was owned…

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Named for President Abraham Lincoln, this hall symbolizes the college’s identity as one of the first colleges in the South to be established specifically as an integrated institution. For this reason it has been designated a National Historic…

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Boone Tavern, named in honor of Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone, stands along the original route of Boone’s Wilderness Road. Located next to Berea College , the inn opened in 1909 to provide lodging for visitors to the college. In 1910 a third…

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The Morrison House, also known as the Moran House, has several unusual features. For instance, the common bond exterior end chimneys have sloped shoulders. Corbelled brick cornices lie under the eaves on the east and west facades. Another unusual…

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