Leverett and Amanda Clapp House

Leverett and Amanda Clapp House (HM1DW0)

Location: Centreville, MI 49032 St Joseph County
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N 41° 55.427', W 85° 31.823'

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This Italianate style house was built in 1879-80 for Leverett and Amanda Hampson Clapp, who were among Centreville's most prominent 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 commissioner. 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.
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HM NumberHM1DW0
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker NumberL2201
Year Placed2008
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 621856 N 4642358
Decimal Degrees41.92378333, -85.53038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.427', W 85° 31.823'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 25.62" N, 85° 31' 49.38" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-336 W Main St, Centreville MI 49032, US
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