John B. Harper House

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John B. Harper House
John B. Harper House in Palestine.jpg
Front and side of the house
John B. Harper House is located in Illinois
John B. Harper House
John B. Harper House is located in the US
John B. Harper House
Location 102 N. Lincoln St., Palestine, Illinois
Coordinates 39°0′11.5″N 87°36′40″W / 39.003194°N 87.61111°W / 39.003194; -87.61111Coordinates: 39°0′11.5″N 87°36′40″W / 39.003194°N 87.61111°W / 39.003194; -87.61111
Area Less than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Architectural style Hall and parlor
NRHP Reference # 03001199[1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 2004

The John B. Harper House is a historic house located at 102 N. Lincoln St. in Palestine, Illinois, United States. The home was built circa 1833 and is one of the few remaining buildings from the early settlement of Palestine. The wood frame and brick house features a hall and parlor plan; frame extensions were later added to the back of the home. It was the home of John B. Harper, a blacksmith and farmer who also served as a Crawford County judge.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 15, 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Jochim, Juanita (July 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Harper, John B., House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved December 24, 2013.