Cassil Place, 700 - 800 Blocks of West Central Avenue
Digitization on CLIO is part of Powers Museum's "Digital Carthage" project in honor of Carthage's 175th Anniversary Celebration (March 28, 2017 through March 27, 2018).
Funding for the Walking in the Wards tour was made possible by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Spring 2017.
Cassil Place detail, 1891 Carthage print (reproduction) held in Powers Museum collection. Original print was displayed in 2017 exhibit that honored the 175th Anniversary of Carthage, Missouri. This area is now 700 and 800 blocks of West Central Ave.
Backstory and Context
The Cassil Place Historic District designation consists of these private residences:
The Macoubrie House on 721 Central built in 1903 an example of the Victorian Eclectic style.
The Herrin Home on 728 Central built in 1890.
The Cassil #2 - Fenimore Home on 729 Central built in 1890 of the Eastlake Style.
The McFadden House on 733 Central built in 1925.
The Meister House on 734 Central built in 1890 of the Victorian Eclectic style home.
The Joe McFadden House on 735 West Central built in 1910.
The A. H. McFadden House on 742 Central built in 1914 as part of the movement toward a more classic and simplistic style.
The O’Keefe House on 734 Central built in 1893 an example of the Queen Anne Style. (This structure has since been moved off its site and transported to the Precious Moments Chapel complex southeast of Carthage.)
The Dennison House on 744 Central Built in 1914 in the Bungalow style featuring Carthage limestone smooth-faced blocks.
Text for the Cassil Place entry was provided by Malorie Menefee, fall 2017.
Powers Museum Vertical Files: Cassil Place
1891 Print detail from Powers Museum Collection.