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Lot and Block » pt. Lots 16-18, Block 7
Name »
Built » 1955
Built by »
Style » Cape Cod
Owner(s) » Court F. Wood, 1888 (#148, lot 17); 1896 (485-6, lots 18,16) Samuel H. & Sallie L. Walker, 1929 (#1139, lots 16-18) Herbert & Dorothy Easterly, by 1947 to 1952 Clarence Becraft, 1952 Charles T. & Doris P. Hershey, by 1957 (liber 2136 folio 590) Edwin J. & M N Parks, 24 August 1971 (liber 4112 folio 544) Larry French & Linda Mundy
Remarks » Original 1-story cottage built by Court F. Wood c 1890 on lot 17 and removed by Hershey. In 1952, Hershey bought the general store/post office near the Washington Grove train station and in 1969 converted it into a restaurant specializing in fried chicken prepared by Doris Hershey (see 407 Acorn Lane ). Hershey’s Restaurant is still in operation today. Assessment records note fire damage, repaired 1967.
Sources » Town Directories; House Number Plats; County Tax Records; Register of Stock Certificates; Phil Edwards notes; Assessment records; C. F. Wood correspondence 12 August 1890; McCathran correspondence 1947-1953; Washington Star real estate ads 1-21-1949; Montgomery Sentinel 3-16-1950. Gbg Gazette 1995.

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