Leverett and Amanda Clapp House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers
N 41° 55.425 W 085° 31.848
16T E 621821 N 4642353
Quick Description: Streetside parking is ahead. none really nearby.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2014 6:12:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMMJTX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This Italiante style house was built in 1879-80 for Leverett and Amanda Hampson Clapp, who were among Centreville's most prominant citizens. The 1880 tax rolls listed this house as the most valuable residence in Centreville. Amanda (1840-1931) belonged to one of Centreville's pioneer families and was a social leader, while Leverett (1837-1929) played an important role in public affairs and business. He held many public offices including state land commisioner. Mr. Clapp was also president of the First National Bank, secretary of the Centreville Fruit Preserving Company, and for a half-century, secretary of the Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic places.
Parking nearby?: no

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Registered Site #: L2201

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

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website: Not listed

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