Von KleinSmid Mansion

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Von KleinSmid Mansion
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Von KleinSmid Mansion is located in Illinois
Von KleinSmid Mansion
Von KleinSmid Mansion is located in the US
Von KleinSmid Mansion
Location 218 W. Center, Sandwich, Illinois
Coordinates 41°38′49″N 88°37′13″W / 41.64694°N 88.62028°W / 41.64694; -88.62028Coordinates: 41°38′49″N 88°37′13″W / 41.64694°N 88.62028°W / 41.64694; -88.62028
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1865
Architectural style Other, Italian Villa
NRHP Reference # 85000979[1]
Added to NRHP May 9, 1985

The von KleinSmid Mansion was built for the von KleinSmid family of the DeKalb County city of Sandwich, Illinois in the mid-nineteenth century. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The building is located on Sandwich's West Center Street, and is under private ownership.[2]

It was the childhood home of Rufus B. von KleinSmid, former President and Chancellor of the University of Southern California.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ National Register of Historical Places
  3. ^ "Rufus B. von KleinSmid". University of Southern California. Retrieved 21 December 2015.