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Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

House of Four Pillars

Ohio Historical Marker

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
1. House of Four Pillars Marker
Inscription. Theodore Dreiser wrote in 1900 his famous novel, Sister Carrie, in this house. It was built in 1835 and altered to Greek Revival Style in 1844. Dreiser acquired it in 1899. The house possesses most of the features typical of the American "classic temple" including four Doric columns rising the full length of the structure. In 1967 the house is owned by the William M. Hankins family.
 
Erected 1967 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 33.736′ N, 83° 38.914′ W. Marker is in Maumee, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on East Broadway Street 0 miles from Elizabeth Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maumee OH 43537, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northern Light Lodge No. 40 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dudley's Massacre
House of Four Pillars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
2. House of Four Pillars Marker
View of historical marker in the right foreground and the structure that is featured on the text of the marker, the House of Four Pillars, in the background.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Indian Wars (approx. half a mile away); to Fort Meigs / to Fort Meigs (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); to Fort Stephenson / to Fort Meigs (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort Meigs (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maumee.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
House of Four Pillars image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
3. House of Four Pillars
View of the House of Four Pillars with the historic marker seen to the extreme right of the picture.
House of Four Pillars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 23, 2009
4. House of Four Pillars Marker
View of the House of Four Pillars.
 
 
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