Jessica Kirkland House

35.979204, -78.909962

Cross Street
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From the National Register nomination form of 2005, completed by M. Ruth Little   1 ½-story side-gable Cape Cod-style house with paired 6-over-6 sash windows, 2 gabled dormers, and flanking wings. The left wing is a garage; the right wing is supported on metal columns over the steeply sloping rear yard. A tiled patio with decorative iron railing is in front of the right wing. Mrs. Jessica Kirkland, widow of A. L. Kirkland, was the owner-occupant in 1950. [1950 CD]  

The following information comes from the City Directories and general web searching:

Year Occupant(s) Occupation(s) Other information
1950 Jessica Kirkland       Jessica was the widow of Arthur Ledoux Kirkland.
1954 Hazel (Davenport) Taylor Robert Love Taylor   supervisor Robert worked at Liggett & Myers and served on their board of directors from at least 1967-1970.
1986 Geraldine E. Gentry        
1989 Arthur Wilfred        
1990 Holly N. Gambill Dr. John Milton Gambill   retired physician  
1997 Susan R. Smith        
1998 (vacant)        


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