Bensen House

The Bensen House, sometimes called the 1916 House or the Grant Historical House, is a historic U.S. home located at 5795 U.S. Route 1, Grant, Florida. The house was built in 1916 by Atley Bensen for his wife Clara.[1] It now serves as a house museum and the home for the Grant Historical Society.

Bensen House
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General information
Architectural styleFlorida Cracker[1]
Location5795 U.S. Route 1
Grant, Florida
Coordinates27°55′22″N 80°31′17″W / 27.92278°N 80.52139°W / 27.92278; -80.52139Coordinates: 27°55′22″N 80°31′17″W / 27.92278°N 80.52139°W / 27.92278; -80.52139
Construction started1916[1]
Governing bodyGrant Historical Society
Technical details
Structural systemWood
Bensen House historical marker


  1. ^ a b c Brevard County Historical Commission, Brevard County Tourist Development Council, and Florida Department of State. Bensen House Historical marker located at 5795 U.S. Route 1, Grant, Florida.

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