This Historic Box Cottage was relocated from Ft. Madison to this property in 1848 by John Box, it was brought down by Barge. Its construction is Brick. it has a nice size front room and spacious eat in kitchen. and a front porch that is enclosed. 2 bathrooms and 2 bed rooms. It was here even before the Johnstone Mansion which graces the rest of the property. The shared yard is very large and would be great for Events such as Weddings and family reunions.The Cottage has a very steep staircase so upstairs is not handi cap friendly.But we can place a bed or two downstairs to accomadate all. We love pets and children and in process of making area for them to enoy Keokuk with you.
Relocated from Ft Madison in the 1840's by Barge this location
- Calendar last updated:
- Nov 16, 2018
About David Romaine
Rod Tinson Born in West Palm Beach, Florida , He was always fasinated by History and Architecture and Taught History in West Palm Beach while he owned and operated his Antique shop in Via Mizner Palm Beach, He sang and danced in the Palm Beach Follies then he bought a 1920's Mediterean 3 story commercial building that her lovingly restored for his Antique shop and apprasial sevices for many years then sold that building and bought a strip of buildings in Northwood Business district that was mostly empty boarded up and full of scary people and helped with changing Northwood Buisness District to what is now known as Northwood Village which is a exciting Art , Antqiue and Resturant district in West Palm Beach North end.Always tackles problems with a positive look and strives to add Historical elements to help capture the Old World Charm that so much of us enjoy.
David Romaine purchased this House in 2014
Why David Romaine chose Keokuk
The Box cottage was a Arictectual Diamond in the rough full of charm but hidden by neglect.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
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This Historic town is full of historic architecture, History and beauty. Mark Twain worked as a printer here his Mothers home is here and this a place for the ones that are creative and want to get away from it all to Write, Create Art, or just get their thoughts together. Once you see some of the fantastic people of Keokuk you might want to move here too.