Dow House - 1122 6TH ST

 Print Listing Historical Name - Butler House
Style - Late Victorian/Queen Anne
Built Year - 1899
State ID - 5WL845.22

Description - This Queen Anne residence is a rectilinear two and a half story wood frame structure with a composition shingle front gable roof. Roof features include full length eave returns, lower cross gables on the north and south sides, and fishscale imbrication in the gable-ends. It has a stone foundation and wooden siding on the exterior walls. The main façade features a full-length open porch with a hip roof and Tuscan order posts. The entrance, comprised of a simple paneled wooden door, is located on the west side of the north façade. Windows are one-over-one double hung with simple drip-caps. Located on the lower level of the main façade next to the entrance is a larger one-over-one double hung window. An elongated one-over-one double hung window flanked by two smaller windows of the same type is located in the main façade's gable-end. Attached to the south (rear) façade is a two story addition with a flat roof. A shed roofed addition projects from its east side.

Historical Background - The home's original owner was A. D. Butler, a wagon and carriage maker. Other residents include: S. K. Thompson, a retired dentist; M. S. Thompson, widow of S. K.; S.E. Davenport, a salesman; and George Walter Murch, a contractor.