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St. John's Anglican Church

St. John's Anglican Church is the second oldest Anglican Church in Canada. This 'Carpenter Gothic' church, originally a Georgian style building, was built in 1754 when the Lords of Trade and Plantations (British colonial government administrators) granted 476 Pounds for its construction. The timbers arrived from Boston on an anon of war. The builder was Conrad Lord, son of U.E Loyalist.

Dewitt Residence

The construction date of this modest cape cod style home is uncertain. The date 1850 is carved into the central chimney of the home but social historian Kenneth Gilmour, from Nova Scotia Museum, believes that the home predates this inscription.

Corey residence

This late Victorian home, complete with steep gables and ornate gingerbread trim, was constructed c. 1860 by shipbuilder Henry Porter.

Carter Residence

Carter Residence and Community Centre: This historic 1820 country house has remained in the Carter family for over 150 years.

Avonfield Farm

The Mounce home was built by Robert H. Caravan, a contractor from Windsor, NS in 1909/10.

The late Victorian mansion was built for newlyweds Thomas A. Mounce and Annie Mosher, married in 1909. The pair were both from notable families that had grown and prospered in the local shipbuilding industry in Hants County.

Young House

The late Victorian home was built in 1876 by Alexander Silver Senior. It is speculated that the house may have been constructed as a wedding gift for Mr. Silver's son. Nevertheless, for the next 34 years or so the home would see many different owners.

Freeman House

Freeman House (Sinclair Residence): This gothic revival home, complete with Mersey River pointed-arch windows and a steep gable, was constructed circa 1850.

Thomas-Lowe Residence

The home was built in 1905 by Elam Thomas, the great grandfather of the current owner Mrs. Barbara Lowe.

The house was a wedding gift for Elam son, Orville Thomas, and his new bride Isabelle. Upon Orville Thomas's death, Isabelle passed ownership of the home to Eva and Ugene Thomas, aunt and uncle of Mrs. Lowe.

Wendt Residence

The living room has original wallpaper, ceiling decorum and painted mouldings. The doors are grained. All furnishings were imported from Europe. The valances were made of brass, then gilded. The bathroom and the servants all contain original tin baths. The walls are marbleized.

Pottie Home

Home has seven original wood grain painted doors: front door, two living room doors and four bedroom doors. The owner, Mrs. Jan Pottie, believes they were all painted in the early 1900's and certainly before 1920.


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