History of the Nickerson Mansion: 1900

Chicago Daily Tribune, May 3, 1900, page 9

Nickerson Homestead Sold to
L. G. Fisher

A deed was placed on record transferring from Samuel M. Nickerson, former President of the First National bank, to Lucius G. Fisher, President of the Union Bag and Paper company, the Nickerson homestead at 317 Erie Street, 150 × 100 feet, for $75,000. The house is built of gray stone and is three stories and basement high. It was erected in 1882. Mr. Nickerson intends on spending the summer at his residence at Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass. Mr. Fisher has been living at 4036 Ellis Avenue.

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