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The Downing House is a Greek Revival style mansionbuilt in 1858. It offers exhibits and memorabilia of 8'4'' Ella Ewing, known as 'Missouri's Giantess.' The Boyer House displays items of county history and period furnishings. Open seasonally, April-September.

Location: 311 S Main, Memphis Missouri Telephone 660-465-2275

Other History nearby:
(Kirksville) Adair County Historical Society
(Canton) Cedar Falls Historic Village
(Kahoka) Clark County Historical Museum
(Memphis) Downing House & Boyer House Museum
(Kirksville) E.M. Violette Museum
(Green City) Green City Depot

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