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Lot and Block » Lots 6 & 7 & pt 10, Block 10 Old Lot 8, Block 1
Name » Locust Lodge
Built » 1879 Assessment records indicate 1875
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Owner(s) » Lot 7 Sallie E Kilgour, c1886 (#133) Mrs. E A Weeks, c1903 (#620) E D Huntley, 1905 (#655, 723, 745, 770) Amelia H Huntley, 1916 (#973) Henry C & Virginia B Hallam, 1917 to at least 1946 (Lots 5-8 & 10:#992) Henry W & Grace C Becraft, 1963-66 (Deed 3127:45) Raymond F. & Betty B. Knight Jr, 1966 (liber 3542 folio 184)
Remarks » Cottage built during off-season 1878-79; one of first 15 built in the Grove. Sallie (or Sarah) Kilgour was the first county resident to own a cottage though her stock is not recorded until 1886. Former alley between Lots 7 and 10 was known as Kilgour Alley. In 1932, Hallan was a Special Correspondent at the District National Bank Bldg, DC. Remodeled in 1966 when it was first used for year-round living–stairway relocated, fireplace replaced with exterior doors opening onto porch, first floor bedroom added, second story finished, second bathroom added. Dining room & two-car garage added in 1968. Living room enlarged & den added in 1976.
Sources » NR form; County Tax Records; Edwards House History Worksheet; 1966 survey plat of Lots 6, 7 & pt 10, Block 10. 7-12-1932 corres, Superintendant File, Assn records. Register of Stock Certificates. 1946 tax list.

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