What do you do after your years of service in the US military are over? If you're this army colonel, you build a plantation-style home in Missouri which is now considered one of its most historic homes.

This is the home built in 1958 by Colonel W A Roffe. The story of how he wanted to build a ranch in Missouri after his service in the US Army made the papers back then as you can see in this article that is available on Ebay.

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The street his home is on is named after him. It's 7700 Roffe Drive, Houston, Missouri and it's available right now. Check out the pics.

Look Inside a Historic Missouri Home Built By an Army Colonel

The home is an interesting combination of a lot of styles. The bones appear to be the same as the colonel envisioned in 1958 when he built it. There are also a lot of kitchen and bathroom upgrades so whoever ends up here will likely be comfortable.

The listing shows this is a 4-bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom home with over 4,000 square feet. It's a big house. It's not free either. The current asking price is $849,000 based on the listing realtor's website.

It's not often you get to walk in the hallowed footsteps of a US Army colonel. This Missouri home offers that opportunity.

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