Walter Fenwick House - 498 Merchant Street - Ste. Genevieve Historic District - Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 58.737 W 090° 02.939
15S E 759193 N 4207589
Quick Description: Historic timber frame house in the Ste. Genevieve Historic District in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2008 5:30:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM45FK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

 "Walter Fenwick House. 498 Merchant Street, c. 1805. Property type: Anglo-American timber-frame house. The Walter Fenwick House is a single-story, timber-framed, two room, hall and parlor plan house with lean-to rear porch. An off-center doorway pierces its four-bay north facade. The house is fenestrated with six-over-six, double hung sash windows, most flanked by wood plank ornamental shutters. It has a parged limestone rubble and concrete foundation, walls sheathed in clapboards, and a roof sheathed in asphalt shingles in an ornamental diamond pattern. A modern brick chimney rises from near the center of the roof ridge. A bulkhead adjoins the west gable end of the building. The interior preserves pedimented door lintels. Most cellar joists are replacements. [C]

Walter Fenwick was a physician. He married a member of the Valle family and died in a duel with Thomas T. Crittenden."  ~ Historic District National Register Nomination Form

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Ste. Genevieve Historic District

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498 Merchant Street Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

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