The oldest standing frame house in Jackson County, Missouri, the Rice-Tremonti Home along with Aunt Sophie's Cabin have borne witness to the sweep of American history.


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May to Sept: Mon-Fri 8 am - 6pm
Oct to April: Mon-Fri Closed
Sat - Sun 8 am - 3pm

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8801 E. 66th St.
Raytown, MO 64133
Phone: 816-510-8179
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Historic Home

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The oldest standing frame house in Jackson County, Missouri, the Rice-Tremonti Home along with Aunt Sophie's Cabin have borne witness to the sweep of American history. This site was settled first in 1836 by Archibald Rice and family. They built the Gothic-Revival farm house in 1844. With beginnings as a way-point on the Santa Fe Trail and as jumping off point for emigrants to Oregon and California the wooden house endured the ravages of border warfare and the Civil War. With a history spanning 173 years, the Rice-Tremonti Home has an important story to tell. Travel back in time to the days of Archibald and Sallie Rice, E. Coffee and Kitty Rice, Sophie White, the Roger Lowe family and Dr. Louis and Gloria Tremonti, all of whom resided here and played parts in the development of Jackson County, Kansas City and Raytown, Mo.

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