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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. ​
  
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 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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