2019 Home for the Holidays… in Joplin

2019 Home for the Holidays… in Joplin

2019 Home for the Holidays…in Joplin Step back in time for a glimpse into turn-of-the-century Joplin with a Holiday Homes Tour of nine private historic homes. Home For The Holidays…in Joplin event was presented by Historic Murphysburg Preservation, Inc.,. ...
Jesse Starr House

Jesse Starr House

310 South Moffet circa ~ 1902 ~ Colonial Revival Many early and prominent Joplin men could lay claim to the “rags to riches” story. Jesse Starr was one such man.  His grit and determination carried him from the Lanyon Smelting Company in Kansas where he began working...
Julius Fischer House

Julius Fischer House

315 South Sergeant Avenue I-Fame Farmhouse |  circa 1880s Murphysburg Historic District In 1883 Mr. Fischer was on the Joplin School Board, in 1884 was associated with the Granby Mining & Smelting Co. as a cashier and secretary, and was Joplin City Clerk in...
Charles G. Henderson House

Charles G. Henderson House

518 South Sergeant  Circa ~ 1917 ~ Colonial Revival ~ Murphysburg  Originally from Indiana, Charles Henderson became president of the S. C. Henderson Wholesale Grocery Company in Joplin.  Charles was also associated in mining ventures, was a director of the Joplin...
Frye/BaSom House

Frye/BaSom House

318 South Sergeant Circa ~ 1891 ~   Second Empire Architectural details  ~ spindle work and art glass 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...
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...