Aaron Hovey Jr. Homestead
6901 Route 8, Ludlow
Description: The Aaron Hovey Jr. Homestead is a one-and-a-half story Cape Cod residence constructed prior to 1823. This former stagecoach stop is located on the North side of Route 8 in the region of Ludlow in the Rural Community of Upper Miramichi.
Heritage Value: The Aaron Hovey Homestead is designated a Local Historic Place for its architecture and for its association with its resident owner Aaron Hovey Jr.. It's good example pf Cape Cod architecture is one of the oldest homes in the area. Many of the original interior construction details are still present. The central placement of the chimney with an 8' by 8' base offered three open hearth fireplaces on the main level and one on the second level. Evidence of these is present.