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Lot and Block » Lots 10-11, Block 26
Name »
Built » c. 1885
Built by » Designed and built by James McCathran and J T Harrison
Style »
Owner(s) » James K. and Annie B McCathran, 1911 (#785, 806) Annie B. McCathran, 1937 (Deed 668:448) Robert J. & I. R. Frederick (liber 2398 folio 354) Irene R. Frederick, July 1965 (liber 3387 folio 621) Samuel W. & K. C. DuBois, 28 June 1967 (liber 3632 folio 607) Samuel W. DuBois, by 1988
Remarks » J T Harrison was father-in-law of James McCathran. The latter moved the house from Lot 11 of Sixth Avenue in 1906. Original house had front room, two rooms & pantry in rear, small second-story room above front room. Soon after move, 1 1/2 story addition built on living room, wrap-around porch built on front of house. Converted to year-round residence in 1955. Building permit 36156 issued 13 December 1971. Appears in assessment records as Lots 10 & 11 Block 26. James McCathran was an early leader in tree preservation in the Grove. He also designed the house numbering system adopted by the Town, 1935. He was the father of LeRoy McCathran
Sources » Edwards, 203, 283-4, 363-4; Natl Register form; Summary of Washington Grove Assn deeds, 1935-37, Land Records, Town Archives; Town Directories; Assessment records. Register of Stock Certificates.

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