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48 James Street

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  • 1995

The mid-block building located on the south side at 48 James St. was built in 1840-60 in the Ontario Vernacular style. The one-storey cottage was once the home of Mrs. Peterman. It has a rectilinear plan, a medium-pitched, gable roof and an asymme...

Janice Hopkins

49 Drury Street

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  • 1997

The mid-block building once located at 49 Drury St. was built in the neoclassical style around 1880. James Currie (a retired farmer, businessman, carpenter and noted gardener) and his wife lived here many years ago. Gilbert Lukes, his wife, and so...

Nancy Smith

50 Drury Street

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  • 1995

This one-storey, frame building is located on the west side at 50 Drury Street. It originally had a back kitchen that was at a lower level than the front of the house. There was also a big garden at the rear of the house at one time. It was the ho...

Janice Hopkins

56 Barrie Street

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  • 1995

The two-storey house located at 56 Barrie St. was built around 1936. It was once the home of Dr. Sinclair. (1)

Janice Hopkins

56 Hurd Street

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  • 1995

The house located mid-block at 56 Hurd St. was built in the 1860-1880’s in the Gothic Revival style. The level of the sidewalk above the front yard suggests that this house was built before the street was paved or town services were installed. It ...

Nancy Smith

59 Drury Street

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  • 1995

The house located at 59 Drury St. was considered to be new when this photo was taken in 1995. Bill Aitkens (Aitken?) had a horse stable on the property many years ago. (1, 2)

Janice Hopkins

60 Barrie Street

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  • 1996

The mid-block building located on the west side at 60 Barrie St. was built pre-1900 in the Ontario Vernacular Cottage style. The one-storey, three-bay cottage has a symmetrical façade, a square plan, and a centre hall. A box hall was typical for t...

Nancy Smith

60 Barrie Street

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  • 1995

The mid-block building located on the west side at 60 Barrie St. was built pre-1900 in the Ontario Vernacular Cottage style. The one-storey, three-bay cottage has a symmetrical façade, a square plan, and a centre hall. A box hall was typical for t...

Nancy Smith

61 John Street East - Vic Turner House

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  • 1995

The house located at 61 John St. East was built on what was originally the west lot of Miss Hayes’ property. It was built in 1949 by Vic Turner. He was a retired farmer from the Scotch Settlement. The structure became the home of Vic and his wife ...

Janice Hopkins

62 Essa Street

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  • 1995

The house located at 62 Essa St. was once the home of the Metcalfe family. Mr. Metcalfe was a drover. (1)

Janice Hopkins

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