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 The Joseph. C. Hughes House is a large, well-kept frame L-plan house of the late 19th century, with Folk Victorian detailing. ​ Extending across the lateral block is an intricate spindlework porch bearing a spindled frieze with semicircular adornments. ​ The facade gables wear ornate bargeboards and are topped by lightning rods.  Historic [[farming|farm]] buildings include a transverse gable stock barn with double entry bays, a three-door corncrib, and a smokehouse.  ​ The Joseph. C. Hughes House is a large, well-kept frame L-plan house of the late 19th century, with Folk Victorian detailing. ​ Extending across the lateral block is an intricate spindlework porch bearing a spindled frieze with semicircular adornments. ​ The facade gables wear ornate bargeboards and are topped by lightning rods.  Historic [[farming|farm]] buildings include a transverse gable stock barn with double entry bays, a three-door corncrib, and a smokehouse.  ​
  
-Joseph C. Hughes, one of the major landowners of the [[Union]]-[[Richwood]] area, owned five large farms along the [[transportation in boone county|Louisville Turnpike]] (now U.S. 42).   He also donated the land for the Hughes Chapel Methodist Church (now demolished) near [[Beaverlick]].+Joseph C. Hughes, one of the major landowners of the [[Union]]-[[Richwood]] area, owned five large farms along the [[transportation in boone county|Louisville Turnpike]] (now U.S. 42).   He also donated the land for the Hughes Chapel Methodist Church (now demolished) near [[Beaverlick|Beaver Lick]].
  
  
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