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William & Ida Schaeffler House

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Why We Love This

  • The home features an open stairway, stained glass windows, fine woodwork, and a round cupola
  • This 12-room home is an excellent example of Midwestern prosperous merchant family life at the turn of the century
  • On the National Register of Historic Places

William and Ida Schaffler were prosperous merchants in Hillsboro who emigrated from Germany about 1880. They built this Queen Anne-style house in 1909. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is furnished with the family's original furniture and decor. It features a maple staircase, stained glass windows, hand-carved oak valances, the family's china, and much more.

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