This is a textbook example of the Gothic Revival cottage, right out of one of the works of A. J. Downing. The one-and-a-half-story cottage has heavily molded, pointed windows and doors, a porch supported by delicate wood piers with sawed work above their capitals, and board-and-batten walls. The major external change in the house is the replacement of the original steeply pitched roof by a lower gambrel roof, in the aftermath of a fire in 1943.
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