Lewis--Webb House - Independence, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 05.985 W 094° 25.100
15S E 377354 N 4328803
Quick Description: Historic house in Independence, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2011 6:01:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMBM9C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The Lewis-Webb Home is significant [for being] associated with the lives and careers of John and Susan Lewis and William Larkin Webb and Mabelle Brown Webb, persons significant to the history of Independence, Missouri. John and Susan Lewis were among the earliest settlers in Jackson County and were responsible for platting Lewis addition to the City of Independence in 1853. William Larkin Webb and Mabel Brown Webb, who were occupants of the house in the early part of the twentieth century, were prominent as a local publisher and poet. The residence is a well-preserved example of a vernacular style of late Greek Revival architecture common to west-central Missouri ca. 1845-1855, often re-interpreted in the 1870's and 1880's by the addition of decorative woodwork and carpentry. The property is significant in the areas of architecture and community planning." - National Register Nomination form
Street address:
302 W. Mill
Independence, Missouri


County / Borough / Parish: Jackson

Year listed: 1986

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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