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The Stone House at 728 West Main St. in Jefferson City is owned by the Conservation Federation of Missouri, but dates to the Civil War.

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The unique “cotton rock” limestone of Mid-Missouri was used to construct many of the earliest buildings in Jefferson City. Prussian-born immigrant Bernard Eveler constructed a duplex at the corner of West Main and Clay streets entirely with this uneven medium between 1854-60.

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