26 Buffalo St.

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West side of street

A four-square Bungalow style, this house was built by Casper Warden, a stone mason, in 1919, as his residence. Historically, from 1855 until 1910, the property was part of the property of 22/26 S. Main directly to the west which also included a road from E. Church to a barn. All of the windows in the house were replaced in 2000.

Official Property Description: 
  • Lot 8 Block 1 of Nelson W. Clark's Original Plat of the Village in the Southeast 1/4 of Section 20 in Independence Township.
  • Lot 45 of the Assessor's Plat.
Significant Property History: 
  • 1831 United States to Butler Holcomb.
  • 1833 Butler Holcomb & wife, Mary, To Roswell/Roosevelt Holcomb, the west 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 20.
  • 1833 Butler Holcomb & wife, Mary, To Roswell/Roosevelt Holcomb, and wife, Elvine Holcomb, and Daniel B. Holcomb and wife, Alimira, to Jeremiah Clark, the south part of the west 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 20.
  • 1839 Jeremiah Clark to Nelson Washington Clark, the undivided 1/2 of the west 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 20 commencing.......
  • 1842 Jeremiah Clark & wife, Polly, to Nelson W. Clark, the south part of the west 1/2 of the southeast 1/4 of Section 20. Also other land.
  • 1842 Jeremiah Clark & Nelson W. Clark to Village of Clarkston (Original plat of the Village).
  • 1844 William S. Blake, Lots 7 and 8, assessed value $30. Jeremiah Clark, Lot 8 Block 1, assessed value $5.
  • 1846 Jeremaih Clark, Lot 8 Block 1, assessed value $5.
  • 1847 John Herwig, Lot 8, assessed value $10.
  • 1847 Nelson W. Clark, Lot 8 Block 1, assessed value $10.
  • 1848 John "Harwig", Lots 7 and 8, assessed value $190.
  • 1849 John "Harwig", Lots 7 and 8 "occupied together", assessed value $185.
  • 1855 & 56 John H. Dresser, Lots 7 & 8 Block 1, assessed value $800.
  • 1857 John Campbell, Lots 7 & 8 Block 1, assessed value $1000, & the "lawn between his hotel & stable", and a lane from Church St.
  • 1860 John Campbell, as above.
  • 1861 Mary Campbell, as above.
  • 1872 Map of the Village has no building on Lot 8, owner, D.S. Johnson.
  • 1889 Elmer Vliet, Lots 7 & 8, and a road from Church St. north to the barn.
  • 1910 James Wooster, as above, assessed value $1700.
  • 1915 as above.
  • 1919 Casper Warden, Lot 8 Block 1.
  • 1930 Casper Warden, Lot 8 Block 1, assessed value $700.
  • 1954 David R. Hayward.
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