921 N. Main Street

John W. Farmer House

921nmHouse. Contributing, ca. 1924-1937. 
Vernacular cottage style one-story house with a side gable roof and projecting front gable bay at the northeast corner. Segmental arch coverings supported by knee braces over front and side entry stoops. Original weatherboard siding, with shingles in the gable ends. Windows are three-vertical-over-one and front door is four-vertical-lights-over-panel. House sits on small lot adjacent to commercial development along US Highway 25. Original concrete steps and brick cheekwalls. Central brick chimney. John W. Farmer, manager at McLellan Stores, and wife Jimmie lived here from 1937 to 1940. Millender M. and Ruth P. Mathews lived here from 1941 to 1942. James E. Lancaster, a salesman at Community Supply, and wife Eula lived here from 1943 to 1944. Everret C. Orr, police chief, lived here with wife Estelle from 1945 to 1946. From 1948 to 1949 G. W. Lancaster, a teller at State Trust Company Bank, and wife Ruth lived here. Most of these were probably renters. Good condition.
(Sanborn maps, city directories)

Garage. Contributing, ca. 1924-1937.
One-story gable roof building with double garage doors and original weatherboard siding. 

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