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Hershey House

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Built  1856 (1856)
Opened  1856
Added to NRHP  28 November 1978
NRHP Reference #  78000054
Area  4,000 m²
Hershey House
Location  East of Lafayette on East Rd., Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Architectural style  Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Cairo Skywatch Tower, Stidham United Methodist, Tippecanoe County Courthouse, St John's Episcopal Church

Hershey House, also known as the Patrick Home, is a historic home located in Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. It was built in 1856, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style brick dwelling, with a 1 1/2-story rear wing. It is three bays wide and has a gable front roof. Also on the property is a contributing fieldstone milk house. It was the home of William Hershey, son of the builder Joseph M. Hershey, who served with the 16th Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery in the American Civil War and witnessed the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

References

Hershey House Wikipedia


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