Resources

(See also the HCJ Newsletters Tab at the top of the page.)

WEBSITES

 

Cole County Historical Society –  http://colecohistsoc.org

Cole County National Register Listings –  http://dnr.mo.gov/shpo/cole.htm

Cole County Recorder of Deeds- http://www.colecounty.org

City cemeteries – http://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/live_play/history_heritage/city_cemeteries.php

Federal and State Historic Tax Credits – http://dnr.mo.gov/shpo/taxcrdts.htm

Jefferson City Government –  www.jeffersoncitymo.gov

Mid-Missouri Geological Information Systems:  http://www.midmogis.org/InteractiveMapIndex.html

Missouri History Museum –  www.mohistory.org

Missouri State Archives- www.sos.mo.gov/archives

Missouri State Historic Preservation Office – http://dnr.mo.gov/shpo/

National Trust for Historic Preservation – https://savingplaces.org

Old Munichburg Association –  www.oldmunichburg.com

Old Town Revitalization Company (incentive programs) –  www.oldtownrevco.com

Preservation Research Office in St. Louis – http://preservationresearch.com/resources

Riverview Cemetery – http://www.riverviewjc.com

Sanborn Maps – http://library.missouri.edu/specialcollections/bookcol/sanborn/ or

https://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/sanborn/

Want to Live In or Restore a Property in Old Town?

Single Family Loan Program – This loan program offers less stringent eligibility requirements, lower fees (no mortgage insurance), lower down payments and favorable rates to help people purchase a single-family home in Old Town.  To participate, buyers must purchase a residence in Old Town that was built prior to 1959.

Please contact Central Bank, Jefferson Bank, Home Savings Bank, Hawthorn Bank, or Providence Bank for details.

The City of Jefferson (Jefferson City) offers the following programs.  Visit their website (www.jeffersoncitymo.gov) or contact Jayme Abbott, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, at 573-634-6305 or 573-634-6410.

Down Payment Assistance – This program offers up to $5000 to assist with the down payment for first time homeowners purchasing a residence in Old Town.  Applications must be submitted prior to purchase.

Residential Tax Reimbursement – The Residential Tax Reimbursement Program is part of a larger city strategy to encourage prospective homeowners to purchase and live in older homes in the city, particularly Old Town. Eligibility requirements must be met.

Adaptive Reuse Program – The Adaptive Reuse Program is intended to encourage the transformation of buildings that have out lived their original purpose while still maintaining their unique historical image. An example of adaptive reuse would be the conversion of an old factory into a new apartment building.