Voigt House Historical

Voigt House Historical (HM1VXO)

Location: Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Kent County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 57.622', W 85° 39.429'

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This elegant and perfectly preserved Victorian mansion was built for Carl G. A. Voigt in 1895. Voigt came to Grand Rapids in 1870 and ran a mill and dry goods store with W. G. Herpolsheimer. In 1902, when the partnership ended, Voigt took over the milling works. The house designed by eminent local architect William G. Robinson, was inspired by the chateaux at Chenonceaux, France. The interior is furnished opulently with original possessions of the Voigt Family. In 1972, a year after the death of the last occupant, Ralph Voigt, the house became a public museum.
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Date Added Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 609524 N 4757288
Decimal Degrees42.96036667, -85.65715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 57.622', W 85° 39.429'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 57' 37.32" N, 85° 39' 25.74" W
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Area Code(s)616
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids MI 49503, US
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