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LOCATION:The Kelton House Museum & Garden can befound on East Town Street, just 1 block or so west of the 71 Fwy.Cross streets are S. Washington Avenue and Lester Drive.DESCRIPTION/HISTORY:Sophia and Fernando Kelton built theirlarge, 2 story, brick Victorian Greek Revival town-home in 1854, aroomy, from hauntedhouses.com
When Fernando Cortez and Sophia Stone Kelton built this house in 1852, it was the last residence on East Town Street and was surrounded by pastureland. Ardent abolitionists, the Keltons were members of the local antislavery society. Family tradition states that runaways were hidden in the barn at t from hmdb.org
Not only has the Kelton House contributed to the education of numerous adults and children but it has also played an instrumental role in the growth and revitalization of Town Street. With the help of the Junior League of Columbus, the East Town Street Historic District was created and is listed on from americanheritage.com
Step back into Ohio's past in an elegant 19th century Columbus town home that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Antique furniture, music boxes, and decorative accessories highlight a tour by a costumed docent. The Kelton House was built in 1852 by Columbus businessman Fernando Cortez Ke from discoverohio.com
he Kelton House Museum & Garden, located in the East Town Street Historic District, interprets urban life and the decorative arts in Columbus, Ohio during the second half of the 19th century, largely through the collection of the Sophia and Fernando Cortez Kelton family. eflecting the culturally di from scout.me
Standing for over 150 years at 586 E. Town St., the Kelton House is the cornerstone of the Town Street Historic District. Built by Fernando Cortez Kelton, a prosperous wholesaler of dry goods and pharmaceuticals, the Kelton House exhibits the restraint of the Greek Revival period while also showing from experiencecolumbus.com
This charming Victorian-era house, which was built in 1852, now showcases 19th century life in Columbus. Once an important stop on the Underground Railroad, as slaves could stay here and then cross the Erie to Canada and freedom. The home, run by the Junior League, is surrounded by well-tended gard from 10best.com