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The Abram Gaar House and Farm or known as the Gaar Mansion is a Second Empire Victorian home located in Richmond, Indiana, built in 1876 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The home was built by industrialist Abram Gaar, president of Gaar-Scott and Company, manufacturers of steam engines and threshing machines from 1842-1911. Total construction cost of the home was $20,000 it took eight months to build. The house is situated on a rise overlooking the city of Richmond from the north. Gaar hired John A. Hasecoster, the area's leading architect of the day to design the house and his original plans drawn on linen sheets are on display at the house today.


 WayNet - Richmond & Wayne County, Indiana

Richmond, Indiana's Community Network Assoc.

Historic Richmond Depot District

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The Efroymson Family Fund


Western Minnesota Steam Thresher Reunion (Rollag, MN)

'Where your past is our present'



Little Sheba's and Zini's Place in Richmond, Indiana

Wayne County Foundation

Richmond Symphony Orchestra

To the Gaar House Foundation, Inc.


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