Former Clinton Spencer House – Carthage South Historic District – Carthage, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 10.097 W 094° 18.584
15S E 383719 N 4114343
Quick Description: Historic Italianate style house at 1163 Grand in the Carthage South Historic District in Carthage, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2015 9:00:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPND
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:

Former Clinton Spencer House, 1163 Grand, 1872. Clinton Spencer was Sheriff for Jasper County and it is conjectured that the home was built with embezzled funds and the physical labor provided by jail convicts. The two story brick Italianate home has segmental window heads, a bracketed cornice and is crowned by a widow's walk.

– National Register Nomination

The house appears to be in very good condition and well-maintained. It continues to serve as a private residence.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Carthage South Historic District

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

1163 Grand Carthage, Missouri

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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