The house is located in the prestigious and historical W. Main St. of Bellevue, Ohio, founded in 1815. Bellevue has the unique fame of being the home to Henry Flagler and Stephen Harkness. It was in Bellevue these two industrialists met John D. Rockefeller, a salesmen at that time. This relationship led to the founding of the Standard Oil Company as well as various railroads. Bellevue is located in the north central Vacationland area of Ohio.