Plaque #H46 Heritage Home

123 John St S, Harriston
Plaque #H46 Heritage Home

Built in 1874, addition in 1885: Original home of Duncan McDougall



Brief History:

McDougall, a building contractor in Harriston, purchased this lot in 1872.  He split the property in 1874 and built a frame house which is the back part of the current residence.  In 1879 Mary and Dr. W.A. Harvey purchased the property, remodeled and added the bricked front section in 1885.  Dr. Harvey's office was located in one of the Meiklejohn buildings on Elora St. S., now Acheson's Pharmacy.  The Harvey's were tenants on the second level until this house was built.

Former owners:  1872-Duncan McDougall, 1879-Mary C. & Dr. Wellman A. Harvey MD, then to Fred R. Harvey, 1945-Donald R. Dodds, 1947-Robert Wallace, then to Don Wallace.

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