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Havilah Beardsley House, Elkhart

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Dr. Havilah Beardsley House is a historic home located at Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana. It was built in 1848, and is a two-story, rectangular, Italianate style brick dwelling. It has a medium pitched gable roof, full width front porch with Ionic order fluted columns, rounded openings, and decorative brackets. It has later flanking one-story, flat roofed wings. It was built by Havilah Beardsley, founder of the city of Elkhart. The house is operated as a historic house museum as part of the Ruthmere Mansion complex.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. It is located in the Beardsley Avenue Historic District.
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  • My husband , daughter and I visited this house after seeing Ruthsmere and I am pleased to say the hostess, Jennifer, was a people person. We did not feel hurried at all and when I told her about our e...  more »
  • Victoria was a great tour guide. Very informative, very personable and very nice. This mansion was more downscale then Ruthmere, but still very nice to tour. If in the Elkhart IN area, visit both mans...  more »
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  • Historical information about founding families of Elkhart. Great tours
  • Very interesting. We toured both houses. Jen our guide was extremely knowledgeable and quite pleasant with our ridiculous questions

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