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Tower Grove House

  • Also Known As: Henry Shaw House

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Tower Grove House is the restored, 1849, country villa of Henry Shaw. The mansion, open for tours, is located on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Garden. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1849/00/00 George I Barnett Architect Tower Grove House is built, 1849-1851, for Henry Shaw
1849/00/00 Henry Shaw Home Tower Grove House is built, 1849-1851, for Henry Shaw
1889/08/25 Henry Shaw Died Shaw dies in his upstairs bedroom 1889 due to complications from malaria

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Particulars for Tower Grove House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance Local
Building Type Mansion
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling




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