Hollister F. Marsh Jr. House (Private Home)

Hollister Marsh Jr House

Description of Historic Site:  Hollister Festus Marsh Jr. was born in New York on March 6, 1837.  His parents Hollister Sr. and Jennie (Moorehouse) were natives of Massachusetts and New York.  Hollister Jr.’s Father worked most of his life in the mercantile business in Massachusetts and New York.  In 1853 at just 16 years old Hollister Jr. moved to Allegan where in 1870 he started a prominent real estate, insurance, and business loan company.  Hollister moved to Manlius Township where he purchased 160 acres of land and started farming until his death in 1918.  Mr. Marsh and his wife built this house in 1900 that sits on 107 Delano Street.

Address: 107 Delano St. Allegan, MI