Historic House Listings

Original home of stage personality, Katie Putnam. Circa 1910. Almost two acres in MI. $65,000!

March 7, 2019

This was the home of stage actress and personality, Katie Putnam. She was well known in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Beautiful original leaded glass and stained glass windows. Built in 1910. Located on 1.85 acres in Benton Harbor, Michigan. I love the turret on this house! The home has three fireplaces. There are front and rear staircases in this house. The home has a walk up attic. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,240 square feet. $65,000

From the Zillow listing:


Historic Victorian h0ome in need of restoration. Newer roof has been added to the home of stage personality: Katie Putnam. This trophy home will delight the party that can restore this gem! Impressive open stairway with stained glass windows at the landing, 3 fireplaces, lead cane windows, dramatic turret w/ rounded walls from the basement to the towering top! High ceilings, front & rear stairways, walk-up attic is a 3rd story not included in the square footage. This home is a classic charmerin need of work. You cannot live in it as it is now, but you’ll live like no one else when you restore this one of a kind treasure. ONLY CASH OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Because it is like a construction site, enter at your own risk. Sold ”as is”. Come own a piece of history!

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