William Allen White House

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William Allen White House
House in December 2009
William Allen White House is located in Kansas
William Allen White House
William Allen White House is located in the US
William Allen White House
Location 927 Exchange St., Emporia, Kansas 66801
Coordinates 38°24′34.6″N 96°10′31.5″W / 38.409611°N 96.175417°W / 38.409611; -96.175417Coordinates: 38°24′34.6″N 96°10′31.5″W / 38.409611°N 96.175417°W / 38.409611; -96.175417
Built 1899
Architect Almerin Gillette
NRHP reference # 71000318
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 14, 1971[1]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976[2]

William Allen White House, also known as Red Rocks, was the home of Progressive journalist William Allen White from 1899 until his death in 1944. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3] It is operated by the Kansas Historical Society as Red Rocks State Historic Site.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "William Allen White House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-03. 
  3. ^ Cathy A. Alexander (November 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: William Allen White House, "Red Rocks"" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying two photos, exterior, from 1975 (32 KB)

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