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c. 1887 Victorian: Queen Anne

902 West 4th Avenue
Pine Bluff, Arkansas

The Martha Mitchell House & Museum

The Childhood Home of Martha Beall Mitchell, one of the central and most colorful figures in the Watergate scandal which led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, is now for sale.

The first real "Whistle Blower" in Washington D.C. was Martha Mitchell. Former President Richard Nixon stated on National TV, if it hadn't been for Martha, there would not have been a Watergate.

Added to National Register of Historic Places in January 1976.
The house was built by Calvin and Sallie Ferguson, Martha’s maternal grandparents, from South Carolina.

The two story Victorian Queen Ann House has 14 rooms. It has wraparound porches on the ground floor and two porches on the second floor enhanced with ornamental fretwork. Some of the furnishings are original to the Ferguson Family and date from 1920-1930. A beautiful large portrait of Martha Mitchell watches over her home and is included along with much more. The Home contains many historical items, i.e Martha's wedding dress, school diploma, teenage bed room suit, a DVD of the "Martha Speaking" Play, and a DVD of the Martha Mitchell Documentary.

Located in the Pine Bluff Historical District, thousands of school children and people from all ages have toured this home. In addition, hundreds more have precious memories of weddings, receptions, teas, and showers that took place in the vintage Victorian Design with gingerbread wood work throughout.

The property includes three connecting vacant lots, a double carriage house, a small apartment next the the Play House, and a one bed room house with a large yard.

Come look and inspect it, this is a one of a kind Historical Museum Home / Property.

Price Negotiable:

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Bob Abbott 870 550 6598 (cell) or 870 535 4973

Martha Mitchell Webpage

Appx. 46" wide x 58" high
Appx. 46" wide x 58" high
Play House
Play House
Bust of Martha Mitchell at the Pine Bluff Civic Center
Bust of Martha Mitchell at the Pine Bluff Civic Center
Bedrooms 6
Full Baths 2

Features.

  • 1 Outbuilding
  • Fireplaces
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • Historic furnishings and personal effects included
  • Upper porches

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Bob Abbott

Phone: 870 535 4973
Mobile: 870 550 6598

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Listing No. 29188

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