W.A. Campbell Store

WA Campbells Store

W.A. Campbell Store

6152 Route 8

PID# 40089427

Description: The W.A. Campbell Store is a two and a half storey Commercial storefront and is a vernacular interpretation of Classic Revival architecture. It was constructed circa 1870 by Scott Fairley and is situated within the business district in the Boiestown region of the Rural Community of Upper Miramichi.

Heritage Value:  The W.A. Campbell Store is designated a Local Historic Place for its association with the Campbell Family who resided and did business here for five decades. This place was constructed by lumberman Scott Fairley circa 1870. In 1897 this place was purchased from J. Fairley by recently widowed Mrs. Margaret Campbell. Campbell and her children moved from their former site in the community and re-established themselves here and carried on the established merchant business trade and post office of her deceased husband, John Campbell. The business was carried on under their son's name, W.A. Campbell, who also operated a telegraph and telephone office with his sisters Margaret and Blanche. Following W.A.'s death in 1917 his sisters continued business here. Margaret Campbell was Postmistress here until 1947. Also of significance was W.A. Campbell's widow, nurse Eliza Campbell, who continued to reside here with her sisters in law and performed limited medical procedures here with injured lumberman in the absence of the local doctor.

William McCloskey Home

WRMcCloskey Home

William McCloskey Home

6158 Route 8

PID# 40468936

Description: The W.R. McCloskey Home is a Queen Anne Revival residence constricted c.1904. It is located on the south side of Route 8 and is situated within a grouping of period homes in the Boiestown region of the Rural Community of Upper Miramichi,

Heritage Value:  The W.R. McCloskey Home is designated a Local Historic Place for its architecture, for its association with its long-time resident William McCloskey and for its associative historical significance within the community. The W.R. McCloskey Home is the finest example of Queen Anne Revival architecture within the area, having much of its extensive ornament remains, It was originally constructed for David Sansom about 1904. Sansom was a relative of an accountant for local lumberman William Richards. Sansom was also business manager of the Boiestown Record, a very short lived 1901 newspaper, having only on issue published.

Wilson Family Homestead

Wilson Family Homestead

303 McNamee Road

PID# 40080384

Description: The Wilson Family Homestead is a one and a half storey Classic Revival residence constructed circa 1878. It is situated on the north side of the McNamee Road near the Holt Road junction in the Rural Community of Upper Miramichi.

Heritage Value: The Wilson Family Homestead is designated a Local Historic Place for its associative historical significance within the community. The residence was the second Wilson home built on this land granted to the Wilson Family in 1809. The current home was constructed about 1878 for John R. Wilson and many additions were subsequently made with the ensuing generations, business and trade venture.

William Richards Residence

Williams Richards

William Richards Residence

6166 Route 8, Boiestown

PID# 40089443

Description: The William Richards Residence is a Classic Revival two and a half storey home contracted in 1891. It is situated on the south side of the main thoroughfare leading through the Boiestown region of Rural Community of Upper Miramichi and is located within a grouping of period homes.

Heritage Value: The William Richards Residence is designated a Local Historic Place for its architecture and for its association with its first resident. It is a good example of Classical Revival residential architecture prior to the turn of the 10th century. This style is evident in such Classical details such as the returned eaves, the corner boards with capitals and the window entablatures. It also exhibits a traditional L-shaped plan that is typical to a rural interpretation of this style.

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  6094 Route 8, Boiestown

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