Jesse Whitesell House and Farm

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Jesse Whitesell House and Farm
Jesse Whitesell House.jpg
Jesse Whitesell House
Jesse Whitesell House and Farm is located in Kentucky
Jesse Whitesell House and Farm
Nearest city Fulton, Kentucky
Coordinates 36°30′10″N 88°54′6″W / 36.50278°N 88.90167°W / 36.50278; -88.90167Coordinates: 36°30′10″N 88°54′6″W / 36.50278°N 88.90167°W / 36.50278; -88.90167
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha) (house); 215 acres (87 ha) (farm)
Built 1871 (1871)
Architectural style Italian Villa
NRHP Reference # 77000619[1] (original)
06001199[1] (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 29, 1977 (house)
Boundary increase February 4, 2009 (farm)

The Jesse Whitesell House and Farm is a historic property in Fulton County, Kentucky, and Obion County, Tennessee. The house, which is located in Kentucky, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. The associated farm was added to the National Register in 2009 as a historic district. The historic district includes about 215 acres (87 ha) of land that spans the state line, five contributing buildings and five other contributing sites.[1]

Farm gate in the Tennessee portion of the farm

The house was built in 1871 for Jesse Whitesell, in the style of an Italianate villa.[2]

As of 2005, the house was still owned and occupied by members of the Whitesell family.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Whitesell, Robert D.; Gibbs, Kenneth; Oppel, Mary Cronan; Mills, Gloria (February 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Jesse Whitesell House". National Park Service. 
  3. ^ Jones, Elizabeth R. (2005). Fulton. Arcadia Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 9780738516998.