Charles Henderson House

Charles Henderson House

Charles. Henderson was a wholesale grocer in Joplin.  He was born in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., Ang. 16, 1835. His father, Charles Henderson, was a native of Kentucky, born in 1796; his mother, Caroline Ann (Wescott) Henderson, was a native of the Island of...
Frye/BaSom

Frye/BaSom

318 South Sergeant Avenue~~Second Empire, circa 1891 Charles Frye was originally from New York and came to Joplin to invest in mining. He built this home in 1891 for $5000. It originally had a square tower with a pyramid-like roof on the third floor, but it has since...
Dr. Albert Newton Winchester

Dr. Albert Newton Winchester

507 South Sergeant Circa 1905-1906 Queen Anne Dr. Albert Newton Winchester, M.D. cared for the aches and ailments of three generations of many Joplin families who came under his attention. Coming to Joplin in 1897, six years after his graduation from Vanderbilt...
James Geddes House

James Geddes House

301 S Sergeant Ave Late 1890s ~ Queen Anne Spindle work, Art glass, Hitching post  Howard Hughes came to Joplin in 1900 looking to capitalize off the booming town. Howard tried to elope with the daughter of Mr. Geddes 16-year old Francis Geddes, but her father...
Frank Childress House

Frank Childress House

302 South Sergeant Frank Childress House Circa 1922 Prairie Art glass The two-and-one-half-story Craftsman features limestone foundation, brown brick cladding and a tile hip roof. A one-story hipped sunroom projects from the south and a two-story hipped addition...
Austin Allen House

Austin Allen House

Austin Allen, Born August 8, 1880 | Died March 2, 1917 | Original Owner of 112 South Sergeant Avenue Craftsman Style | Circa 1906 Samuel Austin Allen arrived in Joplin in 1890 at the age of 10. His father was J.W. Allen an early pioneer and successful mine operator in...