Belle Mont Estate

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The Belle Mont Estate was a 551-tract of land what would later become much of the Belmont-Carlton neighborhood. [1] When its owner, Slaughter Ficklin, died in 1886, the property was sold to the Belmont Land Company and an urban grid system was developed.


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Mansion

There was also a prominent mansion on the property, and it is often confused with a mansion near Keswick that carries the same name. What is now known as Belmont House is located at 759 Belmont Avenue. See that page for more information.


Ownership History


References

  1. Web. Belmont - A History of a Neighborhood, James H. Buck Jr., Paper for James Kinard's Local History course, May 1980, retrieved July 28, 2014.