Governor Leslie Jensen House

The Governor Leslie Jensen House, at 309 S. Fifth St. in Hot Springs, South Dakota, was built in 1899 for Christian Jensen, and it was the longtime home of Christian's son and South Dakota's 15th governor Leslie Jensen (1892–1964).[2]

Governor Leslie Jensen House
Governor Leslie Jensen House is located in South Dakota
Governor Leslie Jensen House
Governor Leslie Jensen House is located in the United States
Governor Leslie Jensen House
Location309 S. Fifth St., Hot Springs, South Dakota
Coordinates43°25′46″N 103°28′12″W / 43.42944°N 103.47000°W / 43.42944; -103.47000Coordinates: 43°25′46″N 103°28′12″W / 43.42944°N 103.47000°W / 43.42944; -103.47000
Arealess than one acre
Architectural styleQueen Anne, Vernacular Queen Anne
NRHP reference No.87001731[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 25, 1987

It is a "simplified vernacular Queen Anne cottage built of brick, with some decorative Stick Style and Eastlake details. Also known as The Jensen House or the Christian Jensen House, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1] The listing included its carriage house as a contributing building.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Gloria J. Dillon and John E. Rau (May 11, 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Governor Leslie jensen House / The Jensen House / Christian Jensen House". National Park Service. Retrieved January 31, 2017. with five photos from 1987