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Seiberling Mansion, Kokomo

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#43 of 88 in Museums in Indiana
The Seiberling Mansion is a historic house located at Kokomo, Indiana, United States. In 1887, Monroe Seiberling of Akron, Ohio, traveled to Kokomo to open the Kokomo Strawboard Company, which would make shoeboxes out of straw and employ seventy-five people. Within six months, Seiberling, uncle of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company founder Frank Seiberling, sold the Kokomo Strawboard Company and opened the Diamond Plate Glass Company. He began construction on his mansion in October 1889 at a cost of $50,000, with construction ending within two years. The mansion is built in a mixture of Neo-Jacobean (Queen Anne) and Romanesque Revival styles.In 1972, the Seiberling Mansion was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in the Old Silk Stocking Historic District.The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and serves as the main museum of the Howard County Historical Museum.
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  • This mansion is worth the trip to visit. They were starting to spend the requisite two weeks to decorate for the holidays when we visited on November 9. I think it will be amazing with all of the Chri...  more »
  • Beautiful mansion, great history. Tour guide very informative. We also sent our out of town family here for something to do.  more »
  • Visited 8/29/17. Greeted by kind volunteer at front door, who also took our entry fee ($10/Adult). She then proceeded to give us a mini tour of the first floor, which included history lesson on owners...  more »
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  • Beautiful! Thanks to all involved in preserving our local history. Lots there to learn about.
  • Absolutely a Must-See while visiting Kokomo! The lights around Christmas are spectacular.
  • Take the tour. Appreciate the effort to maintain this fabulous residence.
  • Love spending time at this place. The the tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable
  • Neat! Nice to visit during the holidays they have everything decorated.

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