Trip Planner:   USA  /  Indiana  /  Elkhart  /  Havilah Beardsley House

Havilah Beardsley House, Elkhart

#13 of 13 in Things to do in Elkhart
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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.
Plan your Havilah Beardsley House visit and explore what else you can see and do in Elkhart using our Elkhart trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Havilah Beardsley House
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Havilah Beardsley House reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
6 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.
  • Historical information about founding families of Elkhart. Great tours

Plan your trip to Elkhart

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.