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Oliver Wyatt House



                    Oliver Wyatt house.jpg                                                                
172 Central Avenue


This wooden house with brick ends is called a Georgian “double house.”  Georgian for King George and double because of the chimneys on both ends of the house. It was built circa 1800, possibly by its first owners, house carpenters Samuel and Charles Drew. Although Charles died young, at age 31 in 1832, Samuel (1802-1882) continued to live here until the death of his wife Sabrina Canney in 1860.

After the Civil War, the house was owned by Oliver Wyatt (1812-1891), merchant tailor. The home remained in the Wyatt family until circa 1924, when daughter Sarah last owned it, Since that time, it has been an apartment house.
        From the 1987 Heritage Walking Tour Booklet



Oliver Wyatt fireplace.jpg
Wyatt House interior

 

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