Smith/Brown House

Location: 1710 Eastside Street SE

Several unscanned photographs of this house are stored at the Research Center of the Washington State Historical Society. To sponsor a scan, or submit your own vintage photograph, please contact us at olyhistory@gmail.com1710 Eastside now1710 Eastside today (2012), photo by Deb Ross

The house at 1710 Eastside Street was built around 1895-1901 by Truman Brown. For several years, A.H. Smith lived here with his family. He later was one of the founders of the short-lived boomtown of Gate, Washington. The house has not yet been  inventoried and has undergone several changes, but the original gabling and wrap-around porch is intact. At the time it was built, this location would have been considered very remote from Olympia.

For more information follow these links:

Washington State Historical Society (enter the following catalog numbers in Collections Search box): C1961.137.12; C1961.137.13; C1961.137.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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