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Property Name Hankins Thomas J. House
Reference Number 13000788
State Arkansas
County Pope
Town Pelsor
Street Address West side of Arkansas 7, approximately 375 feet north of Arkansas 123
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/30/2013
Areas of Significance ARCHITECTURE
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As an example of a house in Pelsor illustrating the Craftsman style's influence, the Thomas J . Hankins House is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places with local significance under Criterion C. The exposed rafter tails and woodwork of the front porch still illustrate the Craftsman influences. When the house was built in 1929, the Craftsman style was one of the most popular styles in the United States, and the Hankins House shows the influence of the style in even the most rural communities.


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