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Stone House in City Park


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Stone House in City Park This house was built in the 1880s and is currently owned by the City of Alma. Several prominent business persons were associated with its history. Herman Richter was responsible for the building of the home. Mr. Richter lived in this house and owned and operated a funeral home that was located on the now vacant lot on mainstreet.

Mr. John Limerick held a mortgage on the property at one time.

Mr. Fred Lutz and his wife lived in the house and he owned several different businesses in Alma. At this time efforts are being made to preserve this house.


Address: City Park

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