Gerald Davison's Hilltop House

Gerald Davison's Hilltop House (HM1SO3)

Location: Union City, MI 49094 Branch County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 3.902', W 85° 8.859'

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1926 UCHS graduate and creative
entrepreneur, Gerald Davison (1908-75) was the founder of Duo Coach Trailer(Marker #12). Upon selling that enterprise, he designed and built many unique Frank Lloyd Wright style homes in Union City and on Sycamore Bend along the St. Joe River during the 1950s and '60s. This was his personal home designed with every room offering a spectacular view of the St. Joe. His wife painted many river scenes from these windows. He utilized the blood red corner stone from the Leonard rural school and butternut doors from the old Bostwick house when he built it. His homes are known for low slope roof lines and Crab Orchard Stone floors from Tennessee. You will notice several more of his designs just past here. He was Union City's mayor from 1951-54. Current owners Greg and Donna Hull have done much to care for this historic home.
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HM NumberHM1SO3
Series This marker is part of the series, and the series.
Year Placed2016
Placed ByUnion City Heritage Water Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 11:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 653253 N 4658656
Decimal Degrees42.06503333, -85.14765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 3.902', W 85° 8.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 3' 54.12" N, 85° 8' 51.54" W
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Area Code(s)517
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23-29 Sycamore Bend, Union City MI 49094, US
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