In close proximity are several structures worth noting: the Temperance Tavern (1820–1821), originally a storehouse and dwelling; the former customhouse (c. 1800), one of the smallest in the country; and Union Church (c. 1850), on Carter Street. Only the facade remains of the church, which burned; it was saved as a civic landmark and nicely terminates the road axis. Next door is Master Hobby School (c. 1930, Edward W. Donn, Jr.), a reconstruction of the school George Washington supposedly attended, a log cabin with brick infill.
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