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Hunkins House - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 24.599 W 090° 25.726
15T E 711577 N 4698500
Quick Description: This two-story Greek Revival red brick building is located at 1004 Park Avenue in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2019 6:13:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM10J6T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
Current name: Annie Wiggins Guest House

Style: Greek Revival

Historical Summary: Hunkins was contractor for Illinois Central RR from 1838-1840; Lead mining and smelting - 1842-1845; Constructed Spring and Meeker St. bridges in 1847-48; President and superintendent of Galena and Southern RR in 1875. Large addition built approx 1857.

Significant Owner(s): First owner - Darius Hunkins, who arrived in Galena in 1838

Architectural Description: This is a 2-story domestic building in the Greek Revival style built ca. 1846. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a side-gable roof. Windows are original wood 6/6 double- or single-hung, round arch, with molding. The porch is original or historic, Full-height entry; Wood materials; Front-gable roof; Classical supports. Doors are original or historic wood paneled with transom, sidelights, pilasters.

- Historic Architecture Survey Database

National Register Building Details
1004 Park Avenue Hunkins House C 1846/c. 1855 Greek Revival

- National Register Application

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Galena Historic District

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NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

1004 Park Avenue
Galena, Illinois 61036

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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