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John Dempsey House (BE 1019)

John Dempsey House Constructed in the early 19th Century, the John Dempsey House is situated in the Mud Lick Valley on Risner Road. The house enjoys a secluded rural setting with a branch of the creek meandering through the property. It is a substantial two-story log dwelling on the hall-parlor plan, with stout logs joined by half-dovetail notching. A massive, stucco-clad stone chimney adjoins the north elevation. The two-story front porch is a recent addition.

John Dempsey was one of many Irish immigrants who settled in the Verona area in the mid-19th century.

john_dempsey_house.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/03 18:42 (external edit)