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Has original speaking tube system! Ash woodwork! Circa 1886 in Indiana. $289,900

January 21, 2021

How cool is that original speaking tube system?! And that is some gorgeous woodwork! This home was built in 1886. It is located on .4 acres in LaGrange, Indiana. The home has original ash woodwork. There are hardwood floors, arched doors and windows, wide baseboards, transom windows, etched glass windows, and a beautiful staircase. The home was built by Samuel Shepardson and was designed to look like the courthouse. Some of the original chandeliers that were carbide gas have been converted to electric and kept in the home. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 3,680 square feet. $289,900

Contact Denise Scott with Lewis and Lambright

From the Zillow listing:


This home is rich in LaGrange County history. Built in 1886 by Samuel Shepardson the design of the home was duplicated after the Court house with the curvature of the door ways the beautiful Ash woodwork throughout the home, the hardwood floors continue upstairs. The ceilings of the home are 10ft on main floor and 13 ft on 2nd story. Some of the original chandeliers that were once carbide gas lights have been converted, the original speaking tube system is still in tact


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