Frye/Basom House

Frye/Basom House

Charles Frye/ Fred Basom House 318 South Sergeant Circa 1891 ~ Second Empire Queen Anne Featured architectural detail, spindlework The Symmetrical full-width porch with steps in the center. Spindle-work trim. Wrought iron balustrade and railings replace original wood....
Charles Schifferdecker House

Charles Schifferdecker House

Charles Schifferdecker House 422 South Sergeant   Charles Schifferdecker House Romanesque Circa 1890 Featured architectural detail, hops Vines FriezeWhen Charles first came to America from Baden, Germany he started out in the brewing business but then moved on to...
Fletcher Snapp House

Fletcher Snapp House

Fletcher Snapp House 501 South Sergeant Fletcher Snapp House Colonial Revival Circa 1905Fletcher Snapp, member of Joplin High School’s first graduating class of 1887, built this brick Colonial Revival style house in 1905. The wrap-around porch adds a stately air to...
George Laverly House

George Laverly House

George Laverly House 608 South Sergeant Circa 1899 ~ Queen Anne Featured architecture, gable Detail Historic Murphysburg Preservation’s mission is to promote historic preservation throughout the Murphysburg Residential Historic District and the City of Joplin. We seek...
Elisha Mathew/George N. Spiva House

Elisha Mathew/George N. Spiva House

Elisha Mathew/George N. Spiva House 611 South Sergeant Circa 1902 ~ Classical Revival  Features: Art Glass  When George N. Spiva bought his house in home in 1917, he created a spectacular rose garden that drew visitors from all around.  Mr. George N. Spiva was a...