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Lot and Block » Lot 15, Block 7 Old Lot 15, Block B
Name » Cottage-Home
Built » c. 1883-5
Built by »
Style » Carpenter Gothic
Owner(s) » James W. Somerville, by 1885; 1890 (#206) Sarah Hyde Allen, 1891 (#231; JA 25:338) William H [or B] Allen, 1895 (#479); 1898 (TD 4:52) Franklin J & Elizabeth J Foster, 1902 (#600; TD 26:40) William T Marshall, 1912 (#814) Violet Anath Marshall Douglas, 1919 (#1008), 1931 ($1700, 524:175) Donald F. & Linda A. Allnutt, 1946 (liber 1029folio 155) Richard E. & Clare Lise Cavicchi, 1989 (liber 8645folio 265)
Remarks » W.T. Marshall was White House librarian. He retired in 1938 after 39 years of service in the White House. Marshall’s year round residence was at 1445 Spring Rd, NW, Apt. 102. Donald Allnutt was a farmer before moving to the Grove when he worked at the National Bureau of Standards (NIST) and did handyman jobs around town. (See 6 The Circle file.)
Sources » Edwards, 91; Shantz, 68; Donald Allnutt oral history; Cavicchi papers; name signboard; Assessment records. Town corres, 12-22-1953.

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