E.O. Grosvenor House

The E. O. Grosvenor House, also known as the Gamble House, is located at 211 Maumee Street in Jonesville, Michigan. It was built as a private home for Ebenezer O. Grosvenor, and now operates as the Grosvenor House Museum. It was designated a Michigan State Historic Site and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. It is considered one of the most magnificent residences in Michigan.HistoryEbenezer O. Grosvenor was a politician who served in the Michigan Senate, one term as the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, and two terms as the State Treasurer of Michigan. He arrived in Jonesville in 1840, establishing a store and a bank in the town. Grosvenor had this house constructed in 1874 from plans drawn by Elijah E. Myers. Ebenezer Grosvenor lived in this house until his death in 1910. After his death, four generations of Grosvenors lived in the house, after which it was turned into a rooming house.In 1960, the house was purchased by the Gamble family, and in 1977 it was sold to the Jonesville Heritage Association. It now operates as the Grosvenor House MuseumDescriptionThe E. O. Grosvenor House is a rectangular red brick two-story Victorian Italianate house placed on a stone foundation. The perimeter contains multiple bays, columned porches, and othe projecting elements. It is decorated with brackets, dentils, and a fielded panel frieze.


211 Maumee St
Jonesville, MI


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