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Crawford-Governor Porter House, 407 Dunlap Street, Paris, Henry County, TN



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B&W Photos

HB1083042
General View And Front West Elevation

HB1083043
Rear Elevation And One- And Two-story Additions, Looking Northwest

HB1083044
North Elevation, With Attached Two-story And One-story Additions

HB1083045
Detail View Of West (front) Elevation

HB1083046
Detail Of Entrance Porch And Second-story Porch

HB1083047
Stairhall

HB1083048
Living Room


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Item Title


Location
407 Dunlap Street, Paris, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-176
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-37).
Significance: This town residence was constructed by Thomas W. Crawford about 1850. It is most notable as being the residence of James Davis Porter between 1887 and 1912, after he served two terms as Governor of Tennessee (1875-78). The house is a typical example of the vernacular architecture of northwest Tennessee and southern Kentucky.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW AND FRONT WEST ELEVATION
2. REAR ELEVATION AND ONE- AND TWO-STORY ADDITIONS, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. NORTH ELEVATION, WITH ATTACHED TWO-STORY AND ONE-STORY ADDITIONS
4. DETAIL VIEW OF WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
5. DETAIL OF ENTRANCE PORCH AND SECOND-STORY PORCH
6. STAIRHALL. NOTE DOORWAY TRIM
7. LIVING ROOM


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