316 Gear St Galena, Illinois USA

Shannon House

Construction date: circa 1844*

Current name:



Hall-parlor, Vernacular

Significant Owner(s):

Thomas Shannon (Irish stone mason)


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Galena Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story domestic building in the Vernacular style built in 1844. The building is rectangular in plan. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are limestone. The building has a side-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are original wood 2/2 double- or single-hung. Doors are original wood paneled.

* Date source: The Building Of Galena, Carl H. Johnson, Jr., 1977

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