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Historic Phelps House

1146 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-2832
+1 417-358-1776
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Outstanding!

What a fabulous, intact, loved and cared for historic house. The tour is great and Carthage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bob Y
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Hannibal, Missouri
Bad mistake

Attempted to visit, however even though the Phelps House was scheduled to be open it was not. Had... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
DebiRuby
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4 weeks ago
“Outstanding!”
16 Aug 2017
“Beautiful and historical”
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1146 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-2832
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+1 417-358-1776
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous, intact, loved and cared for historic house. The tour is great and Carthage Preservation, the owners, are to be commended for saving this cultural treasure.

Thank Bob Y
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Attempted to visit, however even though the Phelps House was scheduled to be open it was not. Had planned this trip for months and looked forward to this. When we arrived was told by an art instructor it was going open afew minutes late. After...More

1  Thank DebiRuby
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

This house is beautiful, inside and out. One can see why many people have weddings here, as it is a beautiful venue, large yard and wonderful kitchen facilities available. If you have a chance, a tour is good and helps you take a peek into...More

Thank Marty Ann P
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

There are several great historical homes just west of main street downtown Joplin. Most of the houses were very large, all nestled among majestic trees. The homes were both wood and brick with Queen Anne and Colonial Revival architectural styles. A couple of the houses...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Daughter loved the victorian house, doesnt require many decorations. But they need to be bright as a lot of dark areas-low lighting. Venue has 50 chairs - 13 card tables - 3 8ft tables, dining room table to use. RATES on-line are way out of...More

Thank adaluisa
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

I use the Phelps for wedding, baby and birthday celebrations. The facility is beautiful and easy to work with.

Thank arnerg
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

We didn't go in since it's only open for tours on Wednesdays. I'll share this: don't hurry through Carthage. Drive Central Ave from the east, turning south at Garrison for a block and back to the right on Oak St.....this is the old Route 66....More

3  Thank texdawg89
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

The Historic Phelps House is a great representation of the beauty in the historic homes of Carthage. Beautiful home that is rich in history.

Thank bridgesm0m
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Was a wonderful venue for after-wedding dance and dinner-buffet. Rental fees are amazingly low. Every room is full of fantastic wood and carvings, Massive fireplaces, garden room, elegant staircase for photos, and beautiful crystal and antique party settings, as with every corner of this amazing...More

1  Thank bob r
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a very unique house to visit. You can rent it out for functions as well. Very delightful. One of the charming places of Carthage.

Thank Goldenrod11411
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Sleepysandy
August 26, 2015|
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Response from ottovonbraun |
Hello, the house is open for tours from 10-4 on Wednesdays April through November. Tours are $5 per person.
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Travis B
April 8, 2015|
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