Currier House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 42° 55.256 W 083° 02.540
17T E 333316 N 4754058
Quick Description: Located on the north side of East St. Clair Street (Almont Road), 0.1 mile east of M-53 (Main Street in Almont). Streetside parking available.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2006 12:56:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMTJT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 18

Long Description:
Frederick and Mary Currier built this house around 1854, inspired by Orson Fowler's A Home for All, which promoted the octagon form as a healthy place to live. The tall windows, which admit light and air and the five octagonal rooms reflect Fowler's philosophy. The Curriers came to Almont from New England in 1847. A Machinist by trade, Currier (1812 -1900) at one time owned farms and factories, and invested in banking and lumbering. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: Local Site #392

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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