710 Monmouth Street

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This one and one half story residence is asymmetrical in plan and has a truncated hip roof with intersecting gables and composition shingles. Wide shiplap siding with cornerboards sheaths the exterior. There is a decorative shingle belt coursing and shingles on the gable ends. A brick foundation supports the building. The windows are one over one double hung wood sash with a projecting cornice. There is a polygonal bay window on the front elevation. The two story porch with turned posts is situated at the corner of intersecting roof forms and is covered with a gable roof. There is a soldier pattern between the sash and watertable. The interior brick chimney has a corbelled chimney pot. Spidlework has been removed from the porch and gable ends and the fenestration altered. The residence faces south on the corner of Monmouth Street and South Seventh Street and is in good condition.

Early occupants of this building were the Hedges, a well known early Independence family  active in the hops industry. Trude Davidson, sister of Pearl Hedge lived in the building for many years.


EC= Eligible/ Contributing

NHD= Listed in Historic District

Comments: Several historic-period rear additions; enclosed rear porch
2/2 wood sash windows in rear additions (ca. 1940?)

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710 Monmouth Street