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Bates, Geers Historical Home, view 2 Bates family photo
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Bates, Geers Historical Home, view 2

Bates-Geers House Architectural Style: Greek Revival Built between 1825 - 1840 Historic Person to build: Addison Bates Not far from Paddy's Chapel there stood the old Addison Bates home. Bates was one of the early settlers in Texas County, Mo. and owned a sawmill. Bates was from the south and he constructed a home unsurpassed in the hills in its day, modeling it after the colonial plantation homes of his home. The home later was sold to William & Mary Roby. John Geers then purchased the home. Later it was sold to the son Charles Geers son of John. Charles married Sylvania Rose Neal. ... show more

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My family lives right up the road from this Home and I've fallen in love with it from the moment I first saw it. Just wish I could see some pictures of it when it was in perfect condition!
Sep 07, 2011 10:10 am reply
My family lives right up the road from this Home and I've fallen in love with it from the moment I first saw it. Just wish I could see some pictures of it when it was in perfect condition!
Sep 07, 2011 10:11 am reply
this home is down the road from where my family lives, and from the moment I saw it. I wish I could find a picture of how it looked back in the day.
Sep 07, 2011 10:59 am reply
Photo taken at Addison Bates Plato, Texas County, Missouri on