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Historic William Kettering home for sale in Jackson Township

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Historic William Kettering home for sale in Jackson Township
The more than 3,000 square-foot Kettering Home rests at 7753 Fulton Drive NW on 1.15 acres, next door to North Park and down the road from Jackson High School. It last sold in February 2017, according to the Stark County auditor's website.

JACKSON TWP. – One particular of the far more visible historic properties in western Stark County — built by a neighborhood wheat farmer in the mid-1880s — recently hit the market.

The brick house known locally as the Kettering Home is for sale for $375,000, and is stated by Keller Williams real-estate business. Its inside options 11 rooms, 35 home windows and original handcrafted woodwork.

The additional than 3,000 square-foot property rests at 7753 Fulton Travel NW on 1.15 acres, following to North Park and across the avenue from Jackson Significant Faculty. It previous marketed in February 2017, in accordance to the Stark County auditor’s website.

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Phone calls to the listing agent ended up not returned.

The dwelling was created in 1884 by notable wheat farmer William Kettering, whose family owned the composition until eventually it was bought to the township in 1988, according to Mary Aaby, a member of the Jackson Township Historic Culture.

The Kettering Home at 7753 Fulton Drive NW has 35 windows throughout the residence.

“It can be a stunning previous household,” Aaby claimed. “Ideally, a new owner will want to stay there and hold it managed.”

Kettering property relocated in 1988

Kettering created the construction on assets that is now the house to the Jackson Township Safety Heart at Wales Avenue NW and Fulton Travel, Aaby reported.

The Kettering Home is next door to North Park in Jackson Township. It sits on 1.15 acres.

The move 4,000 toes absent throughout the cornfield came in late 1988 after the Kelleher loved ones acquired dwelling.

“Immediately after looking for a Victorian house for 10 many years, the Kellehers purchased the Fulton Push great deal with the intention of setting up a property. When they located the Wales Avenue house, they decided to shift it to their land instead,” Repository staff author Terry DeMio wrote in a Dec. 18, 1988 Canton Repository write-up.

The family wanted the transfer accomplished by Xmas.

“No a person required to see the dwelling ruined,” Aaby recalled. “The township desired it preserved.”

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According to Aaby, one particular appealing feature of the dwelling is the exterior “day stone,” noting the first entrepreneurs and when the property was developed. The 1884 stone plate includes the names of William Kettering and his wife, Susan.

“That was exclusive at the time,” Aaby said. “The wife’s identify was rarely credited in the 1800s.”

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The Kettering Home on Fulton Drive NW in Jackson Township is for sale at $375,000.

Kettering Home by the figures

Yr designed: 1884

Square feet: 3,012

Handle: 7753 Fulton Generate NW, Jackson Township

Acreage: 1.15

Sale cost: $375,000

Number of rooms: 11

Home windows: 35


Sources: Stark County Auditor’s Business office and Jackson Township Historic Modern society

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