Address: 17824 SR 37, Harlan
Built: c. 1875
Architect: Unknown
Style: Second Empire
Current owner: Private

Distinctive features:

  • Mansard roof with shingle pattern
  • Wraparound porch with decorative railing and posts
  • Tall narrow windows with shutters

Reasons to cherish this place:

Some architectural styles are harder to find around here than others, and this house is a rare example of the French Second Empire style in the small town of Harlan.

Dr. Omo was a prominent Harlan physician from 1866 until his death in 1898.

Fans of the dramatic Mansard roof are glad his home has been well cared for by its later owners