In contrast to the Shuler house ( ME145), the white clapboarded Davidson house reveals a classical vocabulary used to express the American Colonial Revival. The building's two-story pedimented entrance porch with Ionic columns suggests the earlier Greek Revival of the 1830s and 1840s. The wide entrance doorway is crowned by a Federal-inspired lunette window, and bracket-supported balconies appear below each of the principal windows on the front facade. The second-floor balcony within the portico has now been enclosed.
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