1212 Wall St, Galena, KS, 66739 $49,500
This sweet fixer upper sits on a half acre corner lot in Galena, Kansas (pop. 3,085) The home features imbricated shingles, broad front porch, and stunning molding.
Edwin Brooks Morgan (1872-1950), a lawyer, owned this home for decades. He spent many happy days here with his wife Florence and sons Richard, and Robert, who became an automobile salesman in adulthood.
According to Findagrave.com:
Edwin Brooks Morgan was an attorney practicing in several area towns, also mayor of Galena, Kansas at one time.
He was a member of the Masonic lodge, A.F. & A.M. #71 of Baxter Springs, Royal Arch Masons #78 of Baxter Knights Templar in Galena, Masonic Consistory at Ft. Scott, Kansas., Lowell ATA, Galena Lions Club, Cherokee county Bar Association and the Presbyterian church of Galena.
The house was worth $4,000 in 1930 (the equivalent of $60,000 in today’s dollars) and the family owned a radio set.
This Craftsman five bedroom three full bath fixer upper is loaded with potential. Three bedrooms on the main floor with two upstairs with a nice sized landing that would make a great kids entertainment area. Large living room and dining room.