Take a look at this historic 1900s era home for sale in Leesville

Updated: Feb. 19, 2018 at 7:55 AM CST
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Source: Zillow
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Source: Zillow
Source: Zillow

LEESVILLE, LA (WVUE) - A historic five bedroom home built in the 1900s for sale in Leesville has an interesting history.

The house was built by former Leutinent Governor and Senator Thomas Wingate. Wingate served as a state senator for 35 years and as the Sheriff of Vernon Parish from 1904-1908, according to the listing.

The listing said Wingate broke ground on the property in 1897 and it was completed in 1900.

The home is on the National Register Of Historical Places as a Queen Anne Colonial Revival, according to the listing.

The house has 6090 square feet, boasting five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a 1.25 acre lot.

The home is located at 400 S 8th St, Leesville, LA 71446 and is listed at $265,000.

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