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Jacob J. and Cornelia McArthur Post House

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1886, Frederick W. Hollister. 528 S. Huron St.

Jacob J. Post (1839–1912), a prominent Cheboygan hardware merchant, banker, and city official who came here from New York State, built this beautiful Queen Anne house to the designs of Hollister, a Saginaw architect whose works can be found in several Michigan lumbering towns. The two-story, clapboarded house is enhanced by the lively and irregular arrangement of gables, dormers, chimneys, bay windows, and porches embellished with spindlework, latticework, coffering, shingles, and rosettes.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Jacob J. and Cornelia McArthur Post House", [Cheboygan, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-CN2.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 453-453.

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