First Simpson Cottage - Court Street-Chemeketa Street Historic District - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.148 W 123° 01.081
10T E 498578 N 4975818
Quick Description: Primary contributing Queen Anne cottage built circa 1890
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2013 5:37:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMGFQ5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This one-story Queen Anne cottage was built around 1890 by David and Julia Simpson, owners at the time of the parcel bounded by 18th, Court, State and Mill Creek. It is believed that they built this cottage and two others to the east of it, although their personal residence was at the northeast corner of 18th and State (now commercial property). The Simpsons sold this house in 1891 and several additional sales led to it's purchase by Michael B. and America E. Mitchell in 1904. The Mitchell's are listed in Salem's City Directory for 1907 as living at this address. They also owned but apparently did not live in the adjacent "Mitchell-Hill House."

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Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Court Street-Chemeketa Street Historic District

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1820 Court Street NE Salem, Oregon 97301

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