G. H. Burkett & Co. c. 1890
King Street c. 1885
King Street c. 1915

074-078 Queen Street

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Address: 74-78 Queen St. Heritage Status: None
Built: c. 1882-1885 Builder/Architect: Unknown
Style: Greek Revival/ Italianate

 

Architecture:

  • Rambling wings have been added to the home. Bold bracketed window hoods and unusual "belt-strap" window trim can be found on the home, as well as an unusual main door treatment with a transom window and a single sidelight (which have since been filled in).

 

History:

  • The first owner of the home was John Nelson, a merchant. The nature of his business is unknown.

 

Source: Built Heritage Files, DesBrisay Museum

 

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