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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1849/00/00 Elizabeth Cox Underwood Architect, Home Taming her husband's grand vision, Elizabeth Underwood begins designing a home with a porch where she can stroll in bad weather. A place where "you could be Adam and I Eve, and we could enjoy together arcadian feasts of strawberries and cream." ECU
1852/00/00 J B Clark Builder Ironwood, a large, two-story, red brick mansion, is built with wide-plank poplar floors were milled from timber cut on grounds and 250,000 bricks made from clay that was dug up for the home's basement.
1852/00/00 Thomas Ustick Walter Consulting Architect Construction begins on a Greek Revival residence for Joseph and Elizabeth Underwood on 1,500 acres along a bend of the Barren River.
1855/00/00 Joseph R Underwood Home The Underwood residence is finished with a winding staircase, twelve large rooms with twelve fireplaces and handsome black walnut woodwork throughout the house, 1855-1857. Two original crystal chandeliers hang in the 2nd floor foyer.
1857/00/00 Zuber Manufacturer An original mural that was block printed and hand colored on parchment paper by Zuber is hung the Ironwood dining room. The wall paper may have been created as early as 1831.
1900/00/00 Six Ionic columns, added to an extended section of the porch for the Rogert Rodes family, support the denticulated cornice and pediment.

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Particulars for Ironwood:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Decorative Arts Wallpaper, covering

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 73000857
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Walter,Thomas V.; Clark,J.B.
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1852, 1853
Associated People: Underwood,Joseph Rogers
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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