939 Penniman Ave

23 Jul

939Penniman

939 Penniman Ave. Built in 1893 by Joel Kellogg (Son of Plymouth Pioneer, John Kellogg) constructed this home for his Daughter Jennie as a wedding gift. In 1898 the home was purchased by Oscar Huston who was known for being the proprietor of Huston Hardware store on Penniman Avenue. In 1929 this home was deeded to Austin and Ruth (Huston) Whipple. In 1940 Ruth Whipple became the first Woman Mayor of Plymouth and the first female Mayor in the State of Michigan.

One Response to “939 Penniman Ave”

  1. Dan Aubrey January 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM #

    Great home. Grew up there 60,s through 70,s

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