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Keesee House

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  83001162
Added to NRHP  8 September 1983
Built  1901 (1901)
Opened  1901
Keesee House
Location  723 Arkansas St., Helena, Arkansas
Architectural style  Queen Anne style architecture

Thanksgiving at the keesee house


The Keesee House is a historic house at 723 Arkansas Street in Helena, Arkansas. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, built in 1901 for Thomas Woodfin Keesee, the son of a local plantation owner. It is an excellent local example of transitional Queen Anne-Colonial Revival architecture, exhibiting the irregular gable projections, bays and tower of the Queen Anne, but with a restrained porch treatment with Ionic columns. The exterior is sheathed in a variety of clapboarding and decorative shingling, and there are wood panels with carved garland swags.

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

References

Keesee House Wikipedia


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