Lawrence Simmons House

Lawrence Simmons House

Constructed in 1861, this is one of the three houses that Livonia farmer Joshua Simmons had built for his three sons. Lawrence Simmons, for whom this house was built, lived here for twelve years. He, like the elder Simmons, was a farmer. The house was designed by local carpenter and architect Serguis P. Lyon, who was also an undertaker, a stove manufacturer and founder of the Farmington Universalist Church. The handsome Victorian style stone structure displays seven different "gingerbread" designs in the trim.
photo of Lawrence Simmons House

Registered Site L1110
Erected 1985

Location: 33742 Twelve Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Oakland County

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Latitude: 42.498554, Longitude: -83.381136

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