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Anderson House

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c. 1890. East side of High St., north of Dwyer Ave.

This impressive Queen Anne house enjoys a commanding position overlooking Franklin from its hilltop. Of frame construction, it has a three-story octagonal corner tower with a prominent convex-curve roof. Below, a decorative porch that fronts the house extends around the tower base.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Anderson House", [Franklin, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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