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...
The Edward Zelleken House

The Edward Zelleken House

The Edward Zelleken House 406 South Sergeant Circa 1893 ~ Queen Anne Architectural features Parapets and Art Glass Edward Zelleken, a German-born brewer, immigrated to the United States bringing practical knowledge of brewing and coopering. He and Charles...
The Henry Weymann House

The Henry Weymann House

508 South Sergeant Avenue Circa 1891 ~ Queen Anne Henry’s wife, Matilda planned the design of the house Portions of Mr. Weymann’s Death Notice: To the Fatherland (Germany) is Joplin indebted for one of her representative citizens, Henry Weymann. One of the most...
The Simon Schwartz House

The Simon Schwartz House

420 South Byers Avenue Circa 1890 ~ Queen Anne C. W. Kellogg, Architect Built by Joplin dry goods merchant Simon Schwartz, the house was one of the most elaborate in the area featuring a different type of wood in every room. The main house has asymmetrical massing, a...
The Frederick Wilber House

The Frederick Wilber House

Wilson Hutton District 117 North Moffet Avenue Circa 1906 ~ American Foursquare Craftsman Frederick and Fannie Wilbur were the first owners of this house that is technically located in the Wilson- Hutton residential district just three doors north of the Murphysburg...
Home for the Holidays Christmas Tour

Home for the Holidays Christmas Tour

Starts with Bourbon Tasting on Friday Evening Date/Time: Friday – December 8, 2017 – 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Location: Scottish Rite Cathedral-505 S. Byers Avenue, Joplin Taste Bourbon where Turn-of-the-Century Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Cultivated Business...