Near the House of David Syme House is George. J.. Rogers, a peculiar mixture of styles Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival. She has a clear Tower Queen Anne houses, and there are visible Romanesque arches. The house was built in 1890 for Rogers, a respectable merchant of dry products, who settled in Sakamory in 1858.
Across the street J.. J.. Rogers is c. 1900 House Brayera Floyd E. Brower was a Sycamore attorney who purchased the house and began an extensive reworking of the house. Brower practiced law in sycamore for over 50 years.
There are a few houses in the style of the American masters, in the historic district of "sycamore". In particular, the type of "American four square", which was a common style of the early 20th century (and Output Styles yelled with rarities), it has become a popular sample book, popular retailers such address as Sears.
Foursquare House shows a perfect fusion of Prairie and Craftsman styles. Elements of the prairie – a hovering eaves, Roman brick (wiki) and a large porch.
Wally Thurow House 1917 – another excellent example of Foursquare style on Sycamore, which is almost identical to a sample widespread popular houses-mail at the time. I like this house mainly because he has a "hidden" entrance than the house in 413 Somanauka; The high-style architecture samples preryyskay difficult to find under the & # 39; drive. If you look at the middle of the second floor in the picture above, you will see the excellent work of stained glass.
Thurow is credited with the base of the pumpkin festival Sycamore, indeed in the house in 1956. For several years he showed a pumpkin on your lawn, while in 1962, Lions Club has not started to expand his idea. Thurow known as "Mr. Pumpkin".
Going full circle, we returned to the (far-fetched?) Link to the person who started this post, George. Rogers. To the east of the street Somanauka, 500 block Main Street, is the fact that the poster in the center of the House J. Sakamora calls. Rogers / Bettsisa, but a plaque in front of the house called House John Getrakalya. Whatever it was called the house it was originally built in 1863, but not on the main street.
House Bettsis – is only one part of a larger whole. He began life on the site of the house John. J.. Rogers Somanauka on the street, but in 1887 it was moved to its present location. At that time, the house that now stands next to the house Betysa, was separated from it. Now this house is known as the home of Bishop Charles A. House or the William Phelps. Bishop House was built in 1854, which made Bettsisa house in 1863 an application to this house when it was in its original place. I could not find another relationship with Rogers, except the house that once was home to the site of the present John. Rogers. Perhaps he owned it at some point in their history.
Charles Bishop was a prominent lawyer Sakamora, who came to the city of New Brunswick in 1878. In the end, he held the positions of district and county judge.
* J. House. Rogers: photo 1970
* Str. S. Samanauka 413: Photo 1970
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