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Lincoln in Lancaster County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Ferguson House

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, August 4, 2013
1. The Ferguson House Marker
Inscription.  William Henry Ferguson, Lincoln businessman and investor built this house in 1909 - 11. It is one of the best examples of the Second Renaissance Revival style in Lincoln and perhaps in Nebraska. Architects were Searles, Hirsh, and Gavin of Cleveland, Ohio; the builder was Olson Construction of Lincoln. Purchased by the State of Nebraska in 1963, the Ferguson house is administered by the Nebraska State Historical Society. This property is on the National Register of Historical Places.
 
Erected by Nebraska State Historical Society. (Marker Number 253.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Nebraska State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 40° 48.406′ N, 96° 41.884′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Nebraska, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of S. 16th Street and H Street on S. 16th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln NE 68508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nebraska Statehood Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nebraska Governor's Residence
The Ferguson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 15, 2015
2. The Ferguson House Marker
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(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); County - City Building (approx. half a mile away); Artesian Well Fountain (approx. 0.7 miles away); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (Old City Hall) (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Nebraska State Historical Society (approx. 0.7 miles away); Original Site of St. Paul Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln's Founding Block (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
The Ferguson House image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 4, 2013
3. The Ferguson House
The Ferguson House (<i>back side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 4, 2013
4. The Ferguson House (back side view)
The Ferguson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 15, 2015
5. The Ferguson House Marker
The Ferguson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 15, 2015
6. The Ferguson House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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