Location: 148 Rogers St NW

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Bolster House today (2010) photograph by Deb Ross

The Bolster House was built about 1918, according to the 2001 inventory. In 1921, Jay and Myrtle Bolster purchased it. Jay was a member of the Bolster family that co-owned the Bolster and Barnes (Barnes Building) grocery store downtown. The house is a well-preserved Dutch Colonial with a barn-shaped roof and wide gables.

For more information follow these links:

Olympia Heritage inventory

Washington State Historical Society photograph, enter the following catalog number in collection search box: C1964. (not scanned)

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