John Kennel Jr. Farm

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John Kennel Jr. Farm
John Kennel Jr. Farmhouse.jpg
Roadside view of the farmhouse
John Kennel Jr. Farm is located in Ohio
John Kennel Jr. Farm
Nearest city Trenton, Ohio
Coordinates 39°26′43.55″N 84°28′34.70″W / 39.4454306°N 84.4763056°W / 39.4454306; -84.4763056Coordinates: 39°26′43.55″N 84°28′34.70″W / 39.4454306°N 84.4763056°W / 39.4454306; -84.4763056
Governing body Private[1]
MPS Augspurger Amish/Mennonite Settlement TR
NRHP Reference # 84002907[1]
Added to NRHP 1984-08-03[1]

John Kennel Jr. Farm is a registered historic building near Trenton, Ohio, listed in the National Register on 1984-08-03.

Historic uses[edit]

  • Single Dwelling

Original portion of farmhouse was built in 1876. An additional kitchen with second level bedroom added in the 1930s. All of red brick construction with stone foundation. Basement floor is brick, a portion of the basement was used to slaughter and cure meat. What is now the garage was originally a summer kitchen.

At one time grapes and pears were grown in the back yard. A pecan tree, reputed to be the only one in the state of Ohio that bears nuts once existed.

The property is quite close to native American burial grounds and approximately 2.5 miles to the north is a signal mound, believed to be built by the Adena. Many artifacts (arrowheads and hammering devices) have been found on the John Kennel Jr. property over the decades.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-06-30. 

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