1212 10th Street

 

Architecture:

††† Style:††††††††††††††††††††††† Folk House

††† Description:††††††††††††† This turn of the century structure is a two story wood frame house with cement siding and a cement block foundation.It is cross gabled, the front gable being dominant, the side gables over short wings.Under the front gable are two story cutaway bays.Under the north gable is a one story squared bay.The porch located on the north side has a shed roof with a decorative wood pattern in the peak.The porch is supported by square posts and has wood railing.

 

Significant Period:

††† Construction Date:†††† 1878

††† Architect/Builder:†††††† Unknown

††† Context:††††††††††††††††††† Edgar White paid taxes on this property valued at $200 in 1878.E. W. Ortenberger paid the taxes in 1887.Peter Voorheis lived there 1891 to 1901.Fred Trent, a clerk with Port Huron Engine & Thresher Company, lived there from 1902 to 1904.Ernest Taylor, chief lino operator for the Port Huron Times newspaper, lived there with his wife Blanche in 1906.Thomas Foster, a laborer, lived there with his wife Anna from 1907 to 1915.William Wiseman, a boilermaker, lived there with his wife Agnes in 1918.Dagny Holth, widow of Christian, lived there from 1920 to 1924.John Kaiser, employed by Little Brothers Foundry, lived there with his wife Mary in 1930-31.Charles Enright, a city fireman, lived there with his wife Jennie in 1933.Hiram Mills, a carpenter, lived there with his wife Lena to the end of 1930ís.