Jay Cooke House

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Jay Cooke Home
Cooke Castle 1.jpg
Jay Cooke House is located in Ohio
Jay Cooke House
Location Put-in-Bay, Lake Erie, Gibraltar Island, Ohio
Coordinates 41°39′29″N 82°49′16″W / 41.65806°N 82.82111°W / 41.65806; -82.82111Coordinates: 41°39′29″N 82°49′16″W / 41.65806°N 82.82111°W / 41.65806; -82.82111
Built 1865
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 66000620
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 13, 1966[1]
Designated NHL November 13, 1966[2]

Jay Cooke House (also known as Cooke Castle) was the summer home of Jay Cooke, a financial magnate involved in financing the Union during the American Civil War, and whose failure caused the Panic of 1873. The house is located at Put-in-Bay, Ohio on Gibraltar Island, Ohio.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1966.[2][3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Cooke, Jay, Home". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 
  3. ^ Cecil McKithan (January 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: The Jay Cooke House" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying three photos, exterior, from 1965 and 1974 PDF (32 KB)

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