|325 South Spanish St
Cape Girardeau, MO
of Historic Places
A Short History of The Glenn House
The Glenn House is listed on the National Register of Historic
Built in 1883 for David A. Glenn, an influential figure in Cape
Girardeau history, The Glenn House was originally built in a
vernacular farmhouse style. It was renovated in 1900 to the
Queen Anne style (with Free Classic influences).
Under the auspices of the
Historical Association of Greater
Cape Girardeau, The Glenn
House has been faithfully
restored and has many original
architectural features, such as
lights, plumbing fixtures,
moldings, and wall treatments.
Authentic period furniture graces
its late Victorian interior.
The Glenn House is a home
preserved in time, a true historical
treasure. With each room is as it
was at the turn of the twentieth
century, The House is a window
into what life was like during the
Victorian Era (1860 - 1900).
Immerse yourself in history. Visit
The Glenn House.