NRHP: Perkins-Wiener House, WCTG

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Perkins-Wiener House; WCTG

Perkins-Wiener House; WCTG

NRHP Reference #: 82004923

NRHP Listing Date: 19820811


238 N Seward, Red Cloud, Webster County, Nebraska

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The house was built in 1882-83 utilizing an early Greek Revival form with some Gothic Revival details. Willa Cather's introduction to French literature came about as a result of her friendship with Mr. and Mrs Charles Wiener. In her short story, "Old Mrs. Harris," Cather describes the Wiener house as the home of the Rosens.

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