c. 1900 – Fort Scott, KS

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Added to OHD on 5/21/20   -   Last OHD Update: 6/26/20   -   19 Comments
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501 S Crawford St, Fort Scott, KS 66701

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  • $6,500
  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1660 Sq Ft
  • 0.13 Ac.
Older 2 story home ready for you to take over and make new again! Smart purchase for the savvy Buyer! Property is located centrally in "Historic" Fort Scott KS. Close to shopping and business. Park like, tree shaded, corner lot.
Contact Information
Andrew Remington, Curtis & Sons
(417) 667-7868
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19 Comments on c. 1900 – Fort Scott, KS

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11877 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Build date on record gives 1900 but the exterior and interior details say it’s between a decade or two older.

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  2. ScottScott says: 323 comments
    1951 Grants Pass, OR

    Not trying to hijack the thread, but check out this awesome place across the alley!

    504 S Judson St
    https://goo.gl/maps/VA9C1NWE1VwPDAi29

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  3. SherrySherry says: 3 comments

    I agree.. WOW.. She is a beauty…

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  4. Sarah with a hSarah with a h says: 77 comments
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    1906 Victorian
    West Des Moines, IA

    Wow! Speechless!

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  5. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11877 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Reduced to $6,500 although I’ve not verified it except what is shown on the agency and listing sites.

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  6. RossRoss says: 2481 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    This house could be fabulous.

    The brick porch piers have to go, STAT. The upper part of the original porch posts are extant, and a single remaining half post is extant, and this could be copied:

    https://goo.gl/maps/XG4uczXjntgNi4Ky9

    Something about the roofline and eaves doesn’t look right. Way too simple. The roof was clearly redone not long ago. I wonder if trim/brackets were removed in the process?

    https://goo.gl/maps/VXPCtx9bHmKqNR5k9

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    • Architectural ObserverArchitectural Observer says: 1024 comments
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      The roofline and eaves are characteristic of many vernacular houses built during the Territorial period of Kansas (1854-1861) when emphasis was frequently placed more on utility than stylistic considerations. While this house may date to the territorial period, it may also have been built as late as the 1870’s. I doubt that any trim or brackets were removed from the house — the roofline only looks odd now because the house was later updated with a fussier Queen-Anne style porch (and fancy front window).

      Because of the originally stark exterior and the presence of backbanded casings in at least one room, I’d guess that this house was built somewhere around 1865 (perhaps earlier) and was later updated with Queen Anne details (inside and out) around 1890.

      Here is a very old masonry house (now stuccoed and altered) of similar proportions nearby:
      https://www.google.com/maps/@37.8394181,-94.7084915,3a,30y,270.95h,91.41t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1svw3poxiiZfkFESXgFmpIYQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

      And, yes, those brick porch piers have to go!

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  7. SDSD says: 55 comments

    It is listed as pending now. Someone must have just put it on their credit card.

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  8. LUCINDA HOWARDLUCINDA HOWARD says: 248 comments
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    SD, that gave me a chuckle. I looked at a house in Ft Scott a couple of years ago, and I liked Ft Scott.

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