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Month: January 2018

Builder Jessie M. Cain ~ Renaissance Man

Builder Jessie M. Cain ~ Renaissance Man

  Who was Jessie Marion Cain ??? February 3rd 1911 Springfield Republican Printer, Publisher & Builder Over the last 10 years I have written about many of the well known builders in Springfield – Bissman, Batchelder, Tolliver, etc….  But one builder Jessie Marion Cain was truly a renaissance man.  Although he has done many things for Springfield, his lasting legacy is the houses he left behind. He moved here with his family in the late 1890’s after losing his first…

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Buying & Selling around Phelps Grove Park

Buying & Selling around Phelps Grove Park

  To make it easier to find homes in specific areas of Springfield I have developed some searches for the more popular neighborhoods. To search in Phelps Grove Park Area. Click here http://www.richardcrabtree.murney.com/phelps-grove/ Then click on the magnifying glass once you are there. About the Phelps Grove Park Area The Phelps Grove Park Neighborhood has a lot to offer; charming homes of all price points, close to MSU & Downtown Springfield, and one of the city’s finest parks. The 31-acre park plays hosts…

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Home Sales in Rountree

Home Sales in Rountree

To make it easier to find homes in specific areas of Springfield I have developed some searches for the more popular neighborhoods. To search in Rountree Area ~ Including Historic Walnut Street and part of the Delaware Neighborhood. Click here http://richardcrabtree.murney.com/rountree/ Then click on the magnifying glass once you are there.   About Rountree Rountree Is a thriving neighborhood of historic charm and diversity, conveniently located on the heart of our center city. Rountree is the quintessential front porch neighborhood with a variety of families both…

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