Bothwell, James, Water Tank House (NRIS 83002320)

Address: N of Jerome, Jerome, Idaho. County/parish: Jerome.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places September 08, 1983.

Part of Lava Rock Structures in South Central Idaho TR (NRIS 64000165).

Also known as:

  • 83

From Wikipedia:

James Bothwell Water Tank House
The James Bothwell Water Tank House is a water tank house located on a farm 3.25 miles (5.23 km) north of Jerome, Idaho. The building was constructed circa 1926 for James Bothwell, a local lawyer and farmland investor. Bothwell built the tank house and a well on the property to help provide water for the farm. The building was constructed with lava rock by stonemason John Gott, who was trained in Germany. It is one of two original rock water tank houses remaining in Jerome and Lincoln Counties.The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1983. (read more...)


  • Gott, John

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