Plaque #H23 Heritage Home

Organization
Plaque #H23 Heritage Home
Address
106 John Street S
City
Harriston
Postal Code
N0G 1Z0
Contact Name
Minto Heritage Association

Built: in 1876

Builder/ First Owner: Thomas Wilson

Occupation: Retired Gentleman

Brief History:
The Wilson's built this yellow brick home in late 1876 and were missed on the voters list that year. They retired from farming. Part of the house was usually rented out. The first tenant was John Kelly, a marble cutter, who worked for John Hutchinson, local monument works owner. For a time this residence served as a boarding house for the Thompson sisters.

Former Owners: 1876 Thomas Wilson, 1902 Fredrick Whitmore, 1918 Martha Doig then to Mary Thompson that year, 1945 William Meyer (Canada Packers driver)
 

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