Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 73001555
Historic Name FERGUSON, THOMPSON BENTON, HOUSE
Description of Significance HOME OF NEWSPAPERMAN AND TERRITORIAL GOVERNOR THOMAS BENTON FERGUSON. AN INTERESTING VARIATION ON THE QUEEN ANNE STYLE THAT WAS REACHING ITS PEAK IN POPULARITY IN 1902, WHEN THIS HOUSE WAS COMPLETED. OF NOTE IS THE TOWER LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE BALANCED FACADE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 5/17/73
Current Name T.B. FERGUSON HOUSE MUSEUM
Address 521 NORTH WEIGEL
City WATONGA
County BLAINE
Lot
Block
Current Section 19
Township 16N
Range 11W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function SINGLE DWELLING
Current Function MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 POLITICS/ GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared FEBRUARY 1973
Year Built 1901
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder
Architectural Style QUEEN ANNE
Roof Material SHAKE
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N