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 ====== Ryle Homestead (BE 318) ===== ====== Ryle Homestead (BE 318) =====
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-One of Boone County’s few surviving early 19th Century dogtrot log housesthe Ryle House is built to two stories. ​ The central bay, with Greek Revival doorway, appears to have been enclosed soon after the house was completed. ​ A stone chimney anchors the west gable end; at the east end is a brick chimney, likely a replacement.  ​+Until it was destroyed in a fire, the Ryle Homestead was one of Boone County’s few surviving early 19th Century dogtrot log houses. Also known as the J.Q.A. STEPHENS HOUSE, it was built to two stories. ​ The central bay, with Greek Revival doorway, appears to have been enclosed soon after the house was completed. ​ A stone chimney anchors the west gable end; at the east end is a brick chimney, likely a replacement.  ​
  
-The rear ell, built some years later, has been expanded several times. ​ The house is one of several local properties associated with the [[Ryle family]], who were among the area’s earliest settlers.+The rear ell, built some years later, has been expanded several times. ​ The house was one of several local properties associated with the [[Ryle family]], who were among the area’s earliest settlers.
  
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