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William Porth's home was built on the tall hill in Jefferson City which greeted travelers crossing the Missouri River bridge on Bolivar Street in the 1800s.

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House on Rich Man’s Hill

Porth House is one of the few Jefferson City homes that date before the Civil War

The intersection of Bolivar and Main streets in Jefferson City has been a bustling commercial district for going on two centuries. William Porth's home was built on the tall hill which greeted travelers crossing the Missouri River bridge in the 1800s.

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