Watkins Family Farm Historic District
|Location||19116 S. School Rd., Raymore, Missouri|
|Area||220 acres (89 ha)|
|Built by||Watkins, Charles F. and Charles W.; Allen, George E.|
|Architectural style||Prairie School|
|NRHP reference #||07000376|
|Added to NRHP||May 2, 2007|
Watkins Family Farm Historic District, also known as Lakeland Farm, is a historic home and farm and national historic district located near Raymore, Cass County, Missouri. The farm includes 18 contributing buildings, three contributing sites, and 21 contributing structures dated between about 1868 and 1957. They include three residential buildings, eight barns, three machine and implement sheds, four wells, ten dams and ponds, and a number of ancillary structures such as a milk house, a pump house, an outhouse, a silo, two corn bins, two chicken coops, three cattle feeder structures, and a cattle loading ramp. The Allen-Watkins Residence was built in 1913, and is a 2 1/2-story, Prairie School style frame dwelling built from the Sears and Roebuck Company prefabricated kit for Sears House Plan #227, "The Castleton."
Raymore is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States, within the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Raymore is one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Missouri. The population was 19,206 at the 2010 census.
Cass County is a county located in the western part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 99,478. Its county seat is Harrisonville. The county was organized in 1835 as Van Buren County, but was renamed in 1849 after U.S. Senator Lewis Cass of Michigan, who later became a presidential candidate.
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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
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