609 S Prospect St Galena, Illinois USA

Thomas Beebe House

Construction date: 1854/1883

Current name:



F. Heer, Architect



Bay window

Historical Summary:

A major addition added in 1883. The original porch was added to the Turney House.

Significant Owner(s):

First owner - Thomas H. Beebe; Nathan Corwith, a banker, owned it in 1954


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 3-story domestic building in the Italianate style built in 1854/1883. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are brick, wood clapbourd/siding. The building has a flat roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are original wood 1/1 double- or single-hung, hood molding/crowns. The porch is original or historic, Enclosed; Wood materials; Deck roof; Turned spindles. Doors are original or historic wood glazed, paneled with molding.

Description generated by RuskinARC.