Kirby White House

Kirby White House (HM1ZSJ)

Location: Farmington Hills, MI 48336 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 28.188', W 83° 22.477'

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This Federalist Revival House was designed by talented architect Marcus Burrowes for Kirby White, an executive of Ferry Morse Seed Company. In the 1930s Ferry Morse was the largest seed company in the world. This house is considered the work of a master.

Originally located on a five acre estate at Farmington and Eleven Mile Roads, it was completed in 1928. Kirby White, his wife Alice and five children moved in.

Following the passing of Kirby White in 1933, a series of owners enjoyed the property. Eventually, sold to the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, the land was needed for religious purposes by 1956.

To preserve the integrity of this home for others to enjoy, it was relocated by Wayne and Cynthia Elliott. The house was moved one mile south on May 19, 1993. Here it was restored to its unique historic style.
Year Placed1998
Placed ByFarmington Hills Historic District Commission
Marker Condition
4 out of 10 (2 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 304788 N 4704671
Decimal Degrees42.46980000, -83.37461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.188', W 83° 22.477'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 11.28" N, 83° 22' 28.62" W
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Area Code(s)248, 313, 734
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33100 W 10 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills MI 48336, US
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I Saw The Marker

I saw the Home and the marker on a beautiful sunny day and it all looked very nice ! I took pictures too !

Apr 13, 2018 at 1:24pm PDT by rooster56

I Saw The Marker

I took pictures of the house and the marker

Apr 13, 2018 at 1:21pm PDT by rooster56

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