Woodbury-Kerns House

Woodbury-Kerns House (HM1YE9)

Location: Lansing, MI 48933 Ingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 43.624', W 84° 33.34'

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Darius B. Moon, prominent turn-of-the century Lansing architect, designed this Queen
Anne house in 1896 for Chester E. Woodbury, founder of the Lansing Capitol Savings
and Loan Association. The structure's last residential owner was William G. Kerns, who
owned the Kerns Hotel, which stood in North Grand Avenue. Kerns' family sold the house
to Michigan State Medical Society in 1951. Extensively remodeled in 1951, the house is
one of the few remaining structures designed by Moon. It became the State headquarters
of the Michigan Democratic Party in 1977.
HM NumberHM1YE9
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed1981
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 700118 N 4733403
Decimal Degrees42.72706667, -84.55566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 43.624', W 84° 33.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 43' 37.44" N, 84° 33' 20.4" W
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Area Code(s)517, 989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48933, US
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