November 21, 2010
Dr. Robert Young lived in the home at 516 Capitol Ave., left, during an interesting period of Jefferson City’s history. As a teenager, he served with Capt. M.M. Parson in the Confederate Army, then returned to Jefferson City after medical school. He was the author of a series of columns in the People’s Tribune at the turn of the century.
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Landmark home of Civil War veteran and physician
As redevelopment of the Missouri State Penitentiary grows in momentum, so the Jefferson City neighborhood surrounding it will see revitalization too. But this is not the first time the neighborhood has seen a facelift.