Dr. Havilah Beardsley House

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Dr. Havilah Beardsley House
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Dr. Havilah Beardsley House, July 2012
Dr. Havilah Beardsley House is located in Indiana
Dr. Havilah Beardsley House
Dr. Havilah Beardsley House is located in the United States
Dr. Havilah Beardsley House
Location102 W. Beardsley Ave., Elkhart, Indiana
Coordinates41°41′37″N 85°58′40″W / 41.69361°N 85.97778°W / 41.69361; -85.97778Coordinates: 41°41′37″N 85°58′40″W / 41.69361°N 85.97778°W / 41.69361; -85.97778
Arealess than one acre
Built1848 (1848)
Architectural styleItalianate
NRHP reference #00000716[1]
Added to NRHPJune 22, 2000

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.[2]:5 The house is operated as a historic house museum as part of the Ruthmere Mansion complex.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1] It is located in the Beardsley Avenue Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-10-01. Note: This includes Dana Kopkowski (February 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Dr. Havilah Beardsley House" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-10-01. and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ Ruthmere: Havilah Beardsley House