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Historic Phelps House

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Address: 1146 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-2832
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+1 417-358-1776

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noon wedding venue

Daughter loved the victorian house, doesnt require many decorations. But they need to be bright as a lot of dark areas-low lighting. Venue has 50 chairs - 13 card tables - 3 8ft... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Joplin, Missouri
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Joplin, Missouri
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Daughter loved the victorian house, doesnt require many decorations. But they need to be bright as a lot of dark areas-low lighting. Venue has 50 chairs - 13 card tables - 3 8ft tables, dining room table to use. RATES on-line are way out of date, shows Wedding-$500 now 750 (w/taxes 811.50) deposit now $500. Offers a small kitchen, stocked... More 

Thank adaluisa
Reeds, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I use the Phelps for wedding, baby and birthday celebrations. The facility is beautiful and easy to work with.

Thank arnerg
Bogart, Georgia
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217 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We didn't go in since it's only open for tours on Wednesdays. I'll share this: don't hurry through Carthage. Drive Central Ave from the east, turning south at Garrison for a block and back to the right on Oak St.....this is the old Route 66. You'll see the old Boots Motor Lodge right there on the corner as you turn... More 

2 Thank texdawg89
Carthage, Missouri
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42 reviews
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

The Historic Phelps House is a great representation of the beauty in the historic homes of Carthage. Beautiful home that is rich in history.

Thank bridgesm0m
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Was a wonderful venue for after-wedding dance and dinner-buffet. Rental fees are amazingly low. Every room is full of fantastic wood and carvings, Massive fireplaces, garden room, elegant staircase for photos, and beautiful crystal and antique party settings, as with every corner of this amazing home - all included for reasonable rental fee.

1 Thank bob r
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a very unique house to visit. You can rent it out for functions as well. Very delightful. One of the charming places of Carthage.

Thank Goldenrod11411
Carthage, Missouri
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18 reviews
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have used the Phelps for four special events. Each time I was applauded as the best hostess ever. The house is beautiful and entertainment friendly. I have given three wedding/baby showers and one wedding reception with no problems at all. The kitchen and serving dishes make the events so special.

1 Thank glendakay105
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2015

If you like old style mansion toe houses you will love this. Our tour group visited this. Many, many antiques, and lots of old art work. You can just imagine the style of living in the early days living in this beautiful house. From the Grand entry way, to the old fireplaces, and beautiful wood work. Houses today just don't... More 

Thank Grandlk
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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107 reviews
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Reviewed September 14, 2015

I am in the bank travel business. I take senior citizens on bus trips. On August 19th I took them to Carthage, MO. One of our stops was the Historic Phelps House where my group had such as well as a tour. The lunch was delicious - a chicken dressing casserole, a fruit lettuce salad, homemade rolls and pineapple cake... More 

Thank Rita M
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

We would have looked to visit but the house is only open on Wednesdays and the site is really set up to try and get large group bookings.

1 Thank ozzie5melbourne

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