308 N. State St.

"Hemphill House", 1912

Four Square, Craftsman Influence​​

This house was built by and for contractor Ed Hemphill in 1912.  This house features the Four Square with Craftsman influence; irregular shape, two and ah alf story, with clapboard and wood shingle siding, and hip roof.  A wide decorative shingle band is set below the frieze.  The main roof and the porch roof have overhanging open eaves with braces and rafter tails.  The porch has a solid brick balustrade with segmental arched openings and corbelled cap.  A wide wood frieze with stepped corner pieces is atop the porch piers an a gable over the center stairs has "half-timbering" in its tympanum.
A brick garage outbuilding (c. 1930) with gable roof has overhanging open eaves with rafter tails and front and rear stepped parapets.

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