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 ====== Benjamin Piatt Fowler House (BE 284) ====== ====== Benjamin Piatt Fowler House (BE 284) ======
-The [[historic homes|historic home]] has stellar associations with early settlement along [[Gunpowder Creek]] in the interior of [[Boone County]]. ​ Located on U.S. 42, the house was built in [[1817]] on land that belonged to [[Jacob Fowler]], who acquired it through a land grant. ​+The [[historic homes|historic home]] has stellar associations with early settlement along [[big gunpowder creek|Gunpowder Creek]] in the interior of [[Boone County]]. ​ Located on U.S. 42, the house was built in [[1817]] on land that belonged to Jacob Fowler, who acquired it through a land grant. ​
  
-{{ http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/Benjamin_Piatt_Fowler_House.JPG?​300|}}+<​html><​img alt="​Benjamin Piatt Fowler House" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​33412/​0"​ width="​300" align="​right"​ title="​Benjamin Piatt Fowler House"></​html> ​
  
 The only settlement-era stone house in the interior of Boone County, the Fowler House is an outstanding example of stone masonry, with exemplary detailing and craftsmanship. ​ It is a two-story, single-pile,​ rectangular building of dressed limestone construction. ​ Notable details include a modillioned portico with Ionic columns, and limestone jack arches and sills; an endless chain is laid in the mortar at each story. ​ The only settlement-era stone house in the interior of Boone County, the Fowler House is an outstanding example of stone masonry, with exemplary detailing and craftsmanship. ​ It is a two-story, single-pile,​ rectangular building of dressed limestone construction. ​ Notable details include a modillioned portico with Ionic columns, and limestone jack arches and sills; an endless chain is laid in the mortar at each story. ​
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 ===== More Information ===== ===== More Information =====
-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&type=subject&term="​Fusion Digital Collection",​ "​electronic photographs",​ "​benjamin piatt fowler house"|Browse photographs]] of the Benjamin Piatt Fowler House+  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/​en_US/​history/search/results?qu=fowler+house&te=&lm=LHDC|Browse photographs]] of the Benjamin Piatt Fowler House
 ==== Related websites ==== ==== Related websites ====
   * National Register Information (PDFs), [[https://​npgallery.nps.gov/​NRHP/​AssetDetail?​assetID=a59748c0-6b1a-4074-a84c-f61494576a75|inventory form and photos]]   * National Register Information (PDFs), [[https://​npgallery.nps.gov/​NRHP/​AssetDetail?​assetID=a59748c0-6b1a-4074-a84c-f61494576a75|inventory form and photos]]
  
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