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Tucker House

Tucker House Hih on a windswept ridge south of Union off of U.S. 42, the Tucker House enjoys great visual prominence. Originally a small log dwelling, it was enlarged and updated in the Gothic Revival manner around the time of the Civil War. Period details, such as finely scalloped bargeboards, and a dripmold cornice, are perfectly in scale. The roof is low and hipped rather than steeply gabled, and appears to hug the ground.

tucker_house.txt · Last modified: 2010/09/29 12:15 by ahartke