Jacob C. Spores House

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Jacob C. Spores House
Location 90311 Coburg Rd, Eugene, Oregon
Nearest city Coburg, Oregon
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1854
Architectural style Greek revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001107[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 2, 1977
Removed from NRHP August 1, 2001

The Jacob C. Spores House was a house located between south of Coburg and north of Eugene, Oregon,[2] formerly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was removed from the register on August 1, 2001.[3] The classical revival house underwent an "exceptional" restoration in 1975, but a September 1996 fire "destroyed most, if not all, of the historical value of the house".[2][4] By 1998 the owners were again restoring the house, but according to the Oregon State Historic Preservation office, as of 2013 the house has been demolished.[5][6]

Jacob Spores was an early settler of the Coburg area, who started the first ferry across the McKenzie River at the site.[5][7] The house was thought to be the oldest in Lane County.[5]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Style & Vernacular: A Guide to the Architecture of Lane County, Oregon. Western Imprints, The Press of the Oregon Historical Society. 1983. p. 111. ISBN 0-87595-085-X. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings August 3, 2001". Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ "DRAFT Coburg/Interstate 5 Interchange Area Management Plan". Oregon Department of Transportation. April 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Expansion Runs Into Roadblocks". Register-Guard. June 23, 1998. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Spores, Jacob C, House". Oregon Historic Sites Database: Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Historic Highlights". City of Coburg. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 

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