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.Plan your Havilah Beardsley House visit and explore what else you can see and do in Elkhart using our Elkhart trip planner.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. It is located in the Beardsley Avenue Historic District.
Havilah Beardsley House reviews
Great house to visit, but what is really impressive are the massively high ceilings and the huge windows and doors. The second owner actually raised the ceilings on the ground floor 30" and the... more »
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..... more »
Very well done each room a different person tells about history of room during that era.
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