One of the highlights of Kemmerer is the J.C. Penney homestead, which has been turned into a museum. Although it's very attractive with its porch and spindle-work trim, the original part of the house is small. Tall people need to duck their heads in the upstairs room.
A side view shows you that the house was built in stages, being expanded as the family grew. (Notice the unmatched siding.)
Are you surprised at how modest a home this was for a man like Mr. Penney?
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