Darrah House and Water Tank House

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Darrah House and Water Tank House
Darrah House and Water Tank House is located in Idaho
Darrah House and Water Tank House
Darrah House and Water Tank House is located in the United States
Darrah House and Water Tank House
Nearest cityShoshone, Idaho
Coordinates42°58′55″N 114°21′32″W / 42.98194°N 114.35889°W / 42.98194; -114.35889Coordinates: 42°58′55″N 114°21′32″W / 42.98194°N 114.35889°W / 42.98194; -114.35889
Area5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built1913
Built byBill Darrah
MPSLava Rock Structures in South Central Idaho TR
NRHP reference #83002365[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 8, 1983

The Darrah House and Water Tank House, near Shoshone, Idaho, were built in 1913 by sheep rancher and stonemason Bill Darrah. They was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The listing included two contributing buildings on 5 acres (2.0 ha).[1]

The house is a one-and-a-half-story stone house with a truncated pyramidal roof. It is about 29 by 29 feet (8.8 m × 8.8 m) in plan. [2]

The water tank house is about 15 feet (4.6 m) in diameter and about 20 feet (6.1 m) tall. It is located about 100 feet (30 m) east of the house.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "Idaho State Historical Society Inventory: Darrah House and Water Tank House". National Park Service. Retrieved March 24, 2017. with two photos from 1981