Gardner House Museum

Registered Site L0097

Gardner House Museum

Augustus P. Gardner (1817-1905), a wealthy hardware merchant, built this Victorian style house in 1875. A three-story, thirteen-room mansion with a mansard roof, it was Gardner's home until his death in 1905. In 1966, after decades of neglect, the house was purchased by the Albion Historical Society. Restored, it houses a local museum. Five of the rooms are furnished as a nineteenth century home, and the remainder feature permanent and rotating exhibits. This house is among the last of its type in the area.
photo of Gardner House Museum

Erected 1981

Location: 509 South Superior
Albion, Calhoun County

Historic Homes

Latitude: 42.242003, Longitude: -84.75301

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