28 Alexandra Ave.

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Address: 28 Alexandra Ave.

Heritage Status: None
Built:  c. 1890
Builder/Architect: Unknown
Style: Queen Anne

 

Architecture:

  • This house has been vinyl sided, and as a result many of its subtle trim details around windows and eaves have been removed. However, major elements of the original design still survive, notably the octagonal corner tower.

 

History:

  • James T. Powers, the home's first owner, as a merchant. The home stayed in the Powers family until 1940, when it was sold to Bernice Harding McDougald, whose husband Cecil was the Town Manager.

 

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum