1090 N Holbrook

22 Jul

1090Holbrook

1090 N Holbrook Street, built circa 1850 on a stone foundation. This was once part of the Henry Holbrook estate which once was home to one of Plymouth’s earliest mills. The Greek Revival home next door (1142 Holbrook) was the main house on the property and this home was built to house other family members. It’s been said that this was once the home of one of Henry’s 3 daughters. In 1850 it was recorded that Henry’s estate was worth $16,500 which by today’s standard would be just over a half-million dollars. This home was remodeled in 1922 to the current appearance that you see today. After nearly 170 years, it’s awesome to see this home is still standing strong. The current owners are proud of it’s rich Plymouth history and have done a great job keeping this home preserved.

Note: If you look closely to the left of the photo, you can see the yellow exterior walls of the well-known “Holbrook House”.

3 Responses to “1090 N Holbrook”

  1. Tom Dusbiber July 22, 2018 at 7:06 PM #

    Thank you James for always keeping us educated about Plymouth’s rich history.

  2. dawn shepherd July 23, 2018 at 4:10 PM #

    Hi have you found any additional information on 1056 N Holbrook St, that’s my home. You had checked back a few years ago?

    • jamessalamay July 26, 2018 at 11:44 PM #

      I’d like to stop by to look at some characteristics a little closer. One item of significance that I found was the fact that the home was once owned by Henry Fischer who once served as Village President, He owned the building that once was Bills Market on Starkweather and he was also a Foreman at the Markham Air Rifle factory.

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