Visit the Official Website for the Ginger House for more information.
Learn how you can buy a brick with your name engraved in it for the sidewalk project at the official website.
Project director: Marge Padgitt
Project manager: Gene Padgitt'
Property manager: Frank Lombardo
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Photo taken in the fall of 2017- yellow color with white trim
The Owens-Rogers House Restoration Project
Birthplace of Ginger Rogers
Right: Kitchen completed - view of exterior wall with window moved to center, and view if interior wall. We used one of the original windows, installed new period look 1940's look GE appliances, a farmhouse sink, subway tile backsplash, quarts countertops, a1920's light fixtures, and new beadboard cabinets.
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Freshly painted with new heritage cream color with white trim and new chimney to match 1942 photos. Taken July 2018
Kitchen after walls were removed. The window was on the left side of the exterior wall in an inconvenient place.
Three Trails Cottages, LLC
100 W Moore Street, Independence, Missouri
Ginger Rogers was born in this house on July 16, 1911. She visited the house
several times during her lifetime. We restored the house to as close to original condition as possible, repaired structural issues, and installed antique furniture and museum items. The general contractor is Gene Padgitt with HearthMasters, Inc.