William and Margaret McFarland Core Farm

Also known as: Ruby Ellen Farm, P31827, Michigan Centennial Farm
5946 S. Center Hwy;5856 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Bingham Township, Michigan


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 2, 2005
Reference number
NR name
Core, William and Margaret McFarland, Farm
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Gabled-Ell House
Areas of significance
Agriculture; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Storage; Single dwelling; Forest; Agricultural fields; Camp; Animal facility; Agricultural outbuildings
Current functions
Storage; Single dwelling; Forest; Agricultural fields; Camp; Conservation area; Agricultural outbuildings
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 14
Contributing structures: 6
Contributing sites: 16
Non-contributing buildings: 10
Non-contributing structures: 4
Non-contributing sites: 4


Exotic Revival (7,381)
Farm (1,897)
Leelanau County, Michigan (24)
Michigan (1,951)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)