130 Aberdeen Rd.

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                                                1985                                                                                             2015

Address: 130 Aberdeen Heritage Status: None
Built: 1875 Builder/Architect: Ephram Power
Style: Elements of Greek Revival

 

Architecture:

The house once at this location featured a medium pitched gable roof, an off-centre doorway, moulded window hoods, and sidelights. Wide pilasters and lintel and cornice can also be noted. The house was destroyed and the property became a car wash location.

     

    History:

    Ephram Power, a provincial land surveyor, built the original house circa 1875. Following Power, Edward D. Davison Jr. (the town’s first mayor) owned the house, and next his caretaker, James Bailey purchased the property. It remained in the Bailey family’s possession, as Alfred Bailey owned the property following James Bailey, from 1940-1975.

    Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum