Loren Andrus Octagon House

Here's a beloved landmark in Washington Township, Michigan. This Civil War era home has eight sides and almost as many lives.


I've been waiting many days to get a good shot of the house.



  • Katie 8y

    And this is a good shot, Larry. I have never been in the Octagon House - have you???
  • jacalynsnana 8y

    The house, the snow.... it's pretty!
  • Aline PRO 8y

    Great capture. This is one of my favorite sights in Washington.
  • luna.nik 8y

    Nice shot. I've always like the Octagon House.
  • john levanen PRO 8y

    Neat !
  • Lampy 8y

    Excellent capture Larry!
  • goplacia 8y

    excellent, thank you for the link too, its a very special landmark
  • kaysue 8y

    Beautiful shot with the snow and blue skies. Just perfect.

    This is far and away the best!

    You have been invited to add this image to Far and Away the Best!
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  • Andrew McFarlane PRO 7y

    We blogged this to Michigan Historic Homes: Loren Andrus House on Absolute Michigan.

    Thanks for adding to the Absolute Michigan pool!
  • Miss Shari PRO 7y

    Great photo - thanks for the memories! I haven't lived in MI since I was a teenager (1985), so I hadn't thought of this one for awhile, but for some reason it popped into my mind tonight.

    I was sorry to learn that Apple Barrel Farm is kaput (destination of many field trips and birthday parties), but I'm glad the house is still there. Wonderful capture!
  • Marc Belanger 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Red Brick & Blue Sky, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Marc Belanger 7y

  • ercy PRO 6y

    i remember coming here for a field trip back in 1982, en route to the apple barrel farm. thank you for uploading this!
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Taken on December 17, 2007
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