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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Gernon House

Picture of property 818 N. Kansas St.
Russell (Russell County)
Listed in National Register Oct 19, 2022

Architect: Nicholas Gernon
Category: domestic
Thematic Nomination: Post Rock Limestone Properties in Kansas, 1870-1948

The Gernon House is an 1872 two-story stone building in the Folk Victorian style. It has been modified throughout the years. The property includes the unique house, sidewalk, signs, pump and slab, outhouse, and trough. The Gernon House is important for its unique Post Rock Limestone construction which dates between 1872-1923. Nicholas Gernon was one of the earliest settlers in the area, and his house is the oldest stone house in Russell County.

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