1114 6th Street

 

Architecture:

    Style:                        Folk House

    Description:              This turn of the century symmetrical house is a two story wood frame building with vinyl siding and a concrete block foundation.  It is box shaped, has a pyramidal roof, and a rear addition.  There is a small off center porch.

 

 

Significant Period:

    Construction Date:     mid 1890’s

    Architect/Builder:       Unknown

    Context:                    House was not on the 1892 Sanborn Insurance Map, but was on the 1898 map.  First known resident was G. W. Palmer, physician and surgeon in 1899.  Thomas G. Howard of the Howard Furniture Company lived there in 1901.  There were various residents until Frank and Isabel Sweetser from 1910 – 1918, a pharmacist for G.E. Williamson.  Henry and Florence Masterson were there until 1940.  He was a barber at 1023 Military Street, later called Heinie’s Barber Shop.