John Holman House

947 Nemaha St., Humboldt, Nebraska

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Holman House

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Description 

The two-and-one-half-story brick house was built about 1893 by John Holman, a wealthy farmer and landowner in the Humboldt area. The residence, located in Humboldt, was purportedly furnished with furniture purchased by Holman at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893. The Queen Anne mansion features a three-story, engaged corner tower; wraparound porch with gingerbread; decorative brickwork; and ornamental window hoods.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 25, 1972
Reference number
72000756
NR name
Holman, John, House
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Victorian: Queen Anne; Other architectural type; Chateauesque
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
ca. 1893

Tags 

19th Century (37,595)
Brick (42,462)
Built during 1890s (7,596)
House (27,498)
Humboldt, Nebraska (2)
Nebraska (985)
Private owner (54,396)
Queen Anne (5,095)
Renaissance (1,331)
Richardson County, Nebraska (11)
Stone (26,161)
Victorian (19,697)

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