More than 125 years ago, Wilson B Pettibone,
a wealthy lumber baron and banker,
also known as one of Hannibal's greatest
built this Victorian jewel
for his wife Laura.
Mr Pettibone felt it
to use many of his fine woods
to grace the
parlors, dining room,
The woodwork is ornate
and original as are
the Rookwood fireplace tiles,
windows and gas/electric light fixtures.
With comfort in mind, the Reagans have decorated
antiques, period furnishings
to allow guests
a bit of the Victorian era.
in this Lumberman's wonderfully
restored Victorian masterpiece. In July,
2015, the original Tiger Oak floor was exposed
and refinished in the dining room. During warm months,
enjoy the flowering tropicals,
as you stroll the verandah.
Continue to the
Koi Pond, and
Beware the fleeting jewels,
as resident hummingbirds zip...dive
to and from
from late April through early October.Or just "sit a spell" in a
experience the sights and sounds of this
sleepy Mississippi River town.