1855 Illinois House Visited By Lincoln & Other Prominent Citizens Lists For Just $139,900!

This historical home is steeped in history, built in 1855, the home was owned by the Jerold Moore Family. It features distinctive wrought-iron porch, railings, and roof trim. It was built by Supreme Court Justice John Marshall’s decendent, Thomas Marshall, visited by Abraham Lincoln, and later occupied by the Governor of Kansas, John P St. John and other prominent citizens. With a little over 4000 square foot in this 2 story Brick home. It has 3 or 4 bedrooms upstairs as well as a huge walk in closet and a full bathroom and kitchenette. Downstairs is a kitchen on the back of the home, a dining room with dual built in cabinets and a fireplace, a living room with another fireplace, and a parlor on the front of the home. There is a family room off the east side of the dining room with another fireplace and a 1/2 bath downstairs. The home features a neat entryway area with a set of stairs to the upstairs. There is another set of stairs in the back of the home that goes to the upstairs and on to the 3rd level which is an attic area. This home needs a little TLC and updating, but would be a spectacular home to live in. Huge rooms with tall ceilings throughout the home. Wainscoting in several rooms throughout the home. Thick brick walls and pocket doors make this home very special.

Listed by:Rick Hunt
Coldwell Banker Classic Real Estate

Property Information:

$139,900, 4 bd, 3 ba, 3,614 sqft

218 Jackson Ave, Charleston, IL 61920

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