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Camplin House

 
 

Article originally published In Columbia Missourian on February 22, 1987
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Where History Lives

Built by: Edward Camplin
History of the Builder Camplin built the house as a cabin originally. It became an inn on the Boone's Lick Trail, after the house was moved to the new town of Columbia. .
Date Built Early 1800's. in 1892 James W. Connelly rebuilt the cabin into the structure that stands today. He sold the property after it was rebuilt.
Outstanding features: In 1932 the home was rented and used as a nightclub for several years. It was used mainly by State University students. The yard contained a tennis court.
Reproduced with permission from The Columbia Missourian

 
 
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