NRHP: Abraham Castetter House

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Abraham Castetter House

Abraham Castetter House

NRHP Reference #: 82003203

NRHP Listing Date: 19820625


1815 Grant, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska

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Located on what was known as "Silk Stocking Row" in Blair during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Abraham Castetter house is a product of Eclecticism. The original house was built in the French Second Empire style in 1876, with later additions following various architectural styles that were popular during the 1880s and 1890s. Castetter, a native of Ohio, moved to Blair in 1869 and entered the banking business. In 1898 he established "The Banking House of A. Castetter." In 1887 Castetter deeded to the city land which formed the nucleus of the city park.

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