Take a left on 11th
Street and travel south 2 blocks to Hickory Street. Take a right to
view the THM at
St. Peter’s Catholic Church
Travel 2 blocks west to 10th Street. On the right corner is a (3) c. 1905 mauve 1 ½ story house, known as the Harter Home. Take a left on 10th Street and travel south 3 blocks to Elm. On north corner, 193 Elm, is a (4) c. 1907 white 1 story, an example of a massed plan pyramidal home. The house was built by A. O. Yeager who was the manager of the lumber company. He handpicked heart pine lumber to build it. He sold it to Louie Cornelius and then the house was sold to Elmer and Dorothy Cornett in 1951, present owners. On the south corner, 188 Elm, is a (5) c. 1904 white single story, another example of a massed plan pyramidal home. It is known as the Knebel Home.
Take a right on Elm
and go west one block. Take a right on 9th
Street and go one block north to Cypress and turn left. On the
north side corner of Cypress and 9th, is a
c. 1914 teal single story, a side gabled bungalow.
It was built as a duplex for F. N. Dryer. He also owned a grocery
store in Downtown Blessing.
Continue on Cypress to the corner of 8th and Cypress. On the south
side you will find a
c. 1904 mustard 2 story house.
Continue west on
Cypress one block to 7th
Street and turn right. Go one block north to Avenue C and take a
right. On the left is the
A.B. Pierce home, built in 1909, RTHL.