Location: 113 17th St SE
Local register, South Capitol National Historic District
|Troy House, 1939, photo from Thurston County Assessor, Washington State Archives|
Troy House today (2010) photograph by
This understated yet comfortable and elegant Queen Anne cottage was the home of Preston M.Troy, who graduated from the Olympia Collegiate Institute and went on to play a large role in Olympia politics and business, serving for a time as city and prosecuting attorney. The home retains many of its attractive features and is located in the South Capitol National Historic District. It is on the local register in its own right. Sources place its built date between 1893 and 1896.
Washington State Historical Society photograph (enter the following catalog numbers in Collections Search box): C1918.104.22.168.5
For more information on the Troy family, see the Residents section of the website