General Francis H. West House

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Gen. Francis H. West House
General Francis H. West House is located in Wisconsin
General Francis H. West House
General Francis H. West House is located in the US
General Francis H. West House
Location 1410 17th Avenue Monroe, Wisconsin
Coordinates 42°35′53″N 89°38′15″W / 42.59806°N 89.63750°W / 42.59806; -89.63750Coordinates: 42°35′53″N 89°38′15″W / 42.59806°N 89.63750°W / 42.59806; -89.63750
Built 1860
Architect Francis G. West
Architectural style Octagon Mode
NRHP Reference # 75000066[1]
Added to NRHP January 1, 1975

The General Francis H. West House is an octagonal house in Monroe in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The two-story home was built by architect Orson Fowler for General Francis H. West in 1860 and features brick construction in somewhat of a cross shape with hexagonal sections, inlaid parquetry, three grand staircases, natural air conditioning, an octagonal cupola, and porches on five sides.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Travis, Dale (March 10, 2008). "Wisconsin Round Barns List". 
  3. ^ "Historic Sites and Sights". Cheese Lovers in Paradise. GreenCounty.org. Retrieved 2008-06-20.