Greek Revival home for sale

c.1825 Historic Greek Revival Home For Sale in Kentucky on 2.84 Acres – The J.B. Knight House $150K

OHU50K Notes $150,000

This Greek Revival home for sale in Kentucky on 2.84 acres is sold as is. It is known as the  J.B. Knight House. This unique example of split-level Greek Revival architecture was built between 1815 and 1825 and is listed on the National Historic Register as the oldest home in Hopkinsville and Christian County (home is outside the historic district jurisdiction). The home belonged to the real estate mogul, J. B. Knight and his family for around 100 years and comes with two albums full of original letters from Mr. Knight. Part of the local lore includes its involvement in the Civil War and the Knight Riders, per William Turner, the Christian County Historian.

Much work has been done since it was on the market in 2014. Pictures at the bottom half of the page.

 

House View featured at 1417 E 7th St, Hopkinsville, KY, 42240

Realtor Comments

Original shiplap flooring in the living room and upstairs rooms, and 100-year-old flooring throughout most of the main floor. 10-foot ceilings are present in the split-level basement rec. room, throughout the first floor, and the living room / parlor. The home also features six fireplaces (non-operational), an en-suite guest bedroom in the south wing, and the front stairs appear to be granite. 2.8 acre lot.

Farm featured at 1417 E 7th St, Hopkinsville, KY, 42240

1417 E 7th St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240  $150,000

If interested in a property, please contact the realtor whose link is provided in the post below, or contact an agent of your own choosing. Independent verification of details and status is recommended. 

 

House View featured at 1417 E 7th St, Hopkinsville, KY, 42240

 

Town

Hopkinsville is a city located in Christian County, Kentucky, United States. It is situated in the southwestern part of the state, approximately 75 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, Hopkinsville had a population of around 32,000 people.

Hopkinsville is known for its historical and cultural significance. It has a rich heritage and played a role in various historical events, including the Civil War. The city has several attractions and landmarks that showcase its history, such as the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park, which memorializes the forced removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands.

In addition to its historical significance, Hopkinsville is also known for its annual solar eclipse festival. In August 2017, the city was in the path of totality for a total solar eclipse, drawing visitors from all over the country to witness this rare celestial event.

The economy of Hopkinsville is diverse, with industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, and education playing significant roles. The city is home to several manufacturing plants and has a strong agricultural sector, with a focus on tobacco, corn, and soybeans.

 

 

House View featured at 1417 E 7th St, Hopkinsville, KY, 42240

 

Family History

J.B. Knight owned large tracts of real estate in Hopkinsville in 1878 along 6th and L&N tracks. He owned J.B. Knight & Son, both practicing law.  The Knight family was the major commercial landowner in Hopkinsville in the 1880s.  He lived here with his wife Eliza, and sons, Robert and  John. This Greek Revival home was occupied by Knight’s descendants until 1942.

 

 

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A lot of work was done since the 2014 Listing Below

 

 

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