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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Erastus Uz Knapp Home

Erastus Uz Knapp Home

The Gothic-Revival style clapboard house has an open porch on the one-story ell. From left to right: Erastus Knapp and his wife Mary Ackerson Knapp; the Knapp maid; Mrs. Herrick; Vinnie Herrick, seated; and Mamie Herrick.


Full Details

TitleErastus Uz Knapp Home
Current Address1077 Leonard NE
ContractorUstus Beach, carpenter and builder
Date Constructed1851
Original OwnerErastus Knapp and Mary Ackerson Knapp
Original UsePrivate home
Historical DesignationMichigan State Historical Site, May 18, 1989

Title by cataloger.
Noted on the back: Built 1851; Ustus Beach, carpenter and builder; Mr. & Mrs. Knapp, Mrs. Herrick, (Vinnie Seated), Mamie Herrick with mallet, the Knapp maid.
The house was moved from 1330 Knapp NE to 1077 Leonard NE in the 1950s when it was occupied by Dr.s Eugene and Elisha Stevensma for several years and is currently the location of Home Care Service Staffing Inc.

CollectionLynette Dykhouse
Locationlocation on map

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