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Thomas A. Huey Farm (BE 1033)

The Thomas A. Huey Farm is one of several East Bend farms associated with the prominent Huey family. The land was purchased by Huey in a series of transactions from 1834 to 1848, and it remained in the family for a hundred years.

Thomas A. Huey Farm

One of several significant Gothic Revival dwellings along the Ohio River, the Huey House is a one-and-a-half-story brick residence on the double-pile plan. The three-bay facade incorporates a central entrance with Greek Revival three-pane sidelights, capped by a transom with stylized Italianate brackets. Centered in the second story is a lancet-arched window with curvilinear Gothic Revival tracery.

Behind the house is a brick tenant house said to have been built as a slave quarter. It is a rectangular brick structure with two openings in the main facade. An early-20th-century English barn of timber-frame construction and a hexagonal icehouse further enhance the property’s significance. A fieldstone wall with stone pillars extends along the road frontage.

The farm sits on Big Bone-Union Road and was added to the National Register in 2000.

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