This circa 1886 Second Empire Mansion looks impressivie on its elevated lot.
Built in 1886 by the Judge Joseph Rowe, one of Hannibal's wealthiest men, the home is located in Hannibal,Missouri's Central Park Historic District. The home is just four blocks west of the Mark Twain boyhood home museum and all the shops, restaurants,and galleries on Hannibal's Historic Main Street.
This fine example of Second Empire architecture retains many of its original features including several mantels, pocket doors and the grand staircase. The owners have updated the home adding two an a half baths, two HVAC units and a commercial kitchen.
Close-up of original wrap-around porch
The original highly ornamented wrap-aroud porch welcomes guests and provides views of the front garden and historic streetscape.
The original front double front door has beautiful stain glass windows.
Front door stain glass
The sunlight streams through the original front door's beautiful stain glass.
The original grand staircase in the entry hall rises to three bedrooms and three baths. Another stairs ascends to two three more bedrooms and a half bath on the third floor.
Staircase descends to entry below.
West parlor with beautiful Victorian details.
The west parlor has an outstanding mantel, beautifl wallpaper, drapes and pocket doors.
The ease parlor has an exquisite mantel, beautiful woodwork, drapes and wallpaper.
The gourmet chef's kitchen is adjacent to a large formal dining room.
|Heated Sq. Ft.
- Dining room
- Gourmet Kitchen
- High Ceilings
- Original wood windows
- Wood floors
- City sewer
- Gas heating
- Water Heater - Electric
- Stained Glass Windows
Archived in January, 2013
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