Hopkins House (Tecumseh, Kansas)

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Hopkins House
Hopkins House (Tecumseh, Kansas) is located in Kansas
Hopkins House (Tecumseh, Kansas)
Location Tecumseh, Kansas
Coordinates 39°02′37″N 95°33′20″W / 39.04361°N 95.55556°W / 39.04361; -95.55556Coordinates: 39°02′37″N 95°33′20″W / 39.04361°N 95.55556°W / 39.04361; -95.55556
Area 5.9 acres (2.4 ha)[2]
Built 1859, 1920[2]
NRHP reference # 08001353[1]
Added to NRHP January 16, 2009[1]

The Hopkins House is located in Tecumseh, Kansas. There are three contributing structures on the property; the house and barn, both built around 1859 and a coal shed built around 1920. The Greek Revival style limestone house has brick chimneys and a wooden porch. It is significant for its rare (for Kansas) architecture, its associations with the life of early settler Eli Hopkins and its reflection of the history of territorial Kansas.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in January, 2009.[1]

It was listed as a featured property of the week in a program of the National Park Service that began in July, 2008.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places, January 23, 2009". New listings. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  2. ^ a b c Davis, Christy (May 14, 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Hopkins House" (pdf). National Park Service.  (36 pages, including photos)