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Property Name Sexton, William K. and Nellie (Harper), House
Reference Number 13000797
State Michigan
County Livingston
Town Marion Township
Street Address 205 Mason Road
Multiple Property Submission Name
Status Listed 9/30/2013
Areas of Significance Agriculture, Commerce
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000797.pdf
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The William K. Sexton House is significant under National Register criterion B for its association with William K. Sexton, a businessman and farmer whose contributions to the cattle industry in Howell and Livingston County, through his introduction of Holstein cattle in the early 1880s, left a lasting impact on the economy of the region.

 

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