Downing House

311 S. Main St., Memphis, Missouri. County/parish: Scotland.

NRIS 79001396

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places June 27, 1979.

From Wikipedia:

Downing House (Memphis, Missouri)

Downing House is a historic home located at Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri. It was built about 1858, and is a two-story brick dwelling with Greek Revival and Italian Villa style design elements. It measures approximately 68 feet by 48 feet, and consists of a rectangular block with a "T"-shaped section. It features a three-story tower, prominent quoins, a modillioned cornice and a mixture of round-arched and linteled windows. The building houses a local history museum.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

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  • Broadwater, Thomas J.
  • Jenkins, Solomon

Architectural styles:

  • Greek Revival
  • Italian Villa

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Downing, William G.

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