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Prospect Farm, J.C. Jenkins House

Superbly sited on a lofty hilltop overlooking Petersburg and the Ohio River is the grand residence of Joseph C. Jenkins, Boone County’s only Italian villa. Constructed in 1860, this home is an artful composition of Italianate, Gothic, Greek Revival and Moorish elements.

Prospect Farm, J.C. Jenkins House The house includes a three-stage tower in three different styles; a two-story, semi-octagonal facade bay; and delicate two-tier side porches.

The farm was added to the National Register in 1989.

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prospect_farm.txt · Last modified: 2015/11/16 17:01 by jgregory