Van Swearingen Open House Stirs Interest
(Hannibal)—Saturday’s open house at the historic Van Swearingen home in Hannibal drew interest from both admirers and potential buyers. The restoration project involved students of Hannibal High’s Historic Preservation Trades program under the direction of Bob Yapp. Yapp says the program benefits non-traditional students..
The restoration of the two story brick home located at 322 North Street is featured in Preservation magazine. Yapp says the goal is preserve the historic feel while incorporating modern conveniences…
The house owned by the Mark Twain Museum lists for $119,900 and a prospective buyer from Kentucky was present Saturday imagining it as a possible art studio. (Yapp says the next project for his students is a similar house on 6th Street in Hannibal.)