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Board and Batten Cottage

Board and Batten Cottage

Board and Batten Cottage Overview

Located in Nye County, Nevada, is the Board and Batton Cottage with the design featuring a “T”-shaped plan with symmetrical features, a hipped roof, and molded and boxed cornices along the roof line.

The house originally had two porches, including one along the entire front of the building, but both have been removed.

Board and batten homes were common in early Tonopah, and the house is a relatively intact example of the style.

Year Established/Founded

The Board and Batten Cottage was built in 1909 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 20, 1982.

Board and Batten Cottage History

The historic buildings in Tonopah are most noteworthy for their use of local building materials and adherence, almost exclusively, to the elements of the Classical Revival styles popular at the beginning of the Twentieth Century.


  • 1909 – The Board and Batten Cottage was constructed
  • May 20, 1982 – Added to the National Register of Historic Places 


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The Board and Batten Cottage is a board and batten house located on Prospect Street in Tonopah, Nevada.

GPS Coordinates

38°03′47″N 117°13′48″W

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