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Hon. George Stillman Hill Home

90 King Street, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, E3L, Canada

Formally Recognized: 2006/06/16

Front View; Town of St. Stephen
Hon. George Stillman Hill Home
Side view with pediment; Town of St. Stephen
The Hon. George Stillman Hill House
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Other Name(s)

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Construction Date(s)

1838/01/01

Listed on the Canadian Register: 2007/06/27

Statement of Significance

Description of Historic Place

Hon. George Stillman Hill House is a two-storey representation of Neo-Classical residential architecture. It is located on King Street in St. Stephen.

Heritage Value

Hon. George Stillman Hill House is designated a Local Historic Place for its architecture and for the association with the Hill family.

Hon. George Stillman Hill House was built in 1838 for former New Brunswick MLA, the Hon. George Stillman Hill, and his wife, Sarah Upton. It is an example of two-storey Neo-Classical residential architecture from this period in St. Stephen. The architecture has remained the same since the time it was built.

Hon. George Stillman Hill was a lawyer and an MLA for 25 years. The Hill family were prominent in the retail business of St. Stephen and in the Provincial Legislature. The Hill family occupied the home for 145 years.

Source: St Stephen Town Hall-Historical Places file "Hon. George Stillman Hill House"

Character-Defining Elements

The character-defining elements that describe Hon. George Stillman Hill House include:
- 2-storey rectangular massing;
- symmetrical 5 bay façade;
- central portico with Doric columns;
- low pitch gable roof with flushboard pediments;
- clapboard siding;
- regular fenestration of rectangular 6 over 6 windows.

Recognition

Jurisdiction

New Brunswick

Recognition Authority

Local Governments (NB)

Recognition Statute

Local Historic Places Program

Recognition Type

Municipal Register of Local Historic Places

Recognition Date

2006/06/16

Historical Information

Significant Date(s)

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Theme - Category and Type

Developing Economies
Trade and Commerce
Governing Canada
Politics and Political Processes
Expressing Intellectual and Cultural Life
Architecture and Design

Function - Category and Type

Current

Residence
Single Dwelling

Historic

Architect / Designer

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Builder

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Additional Information

Location of Supporting Documentation

St.Stephen Town Hall - Historical Places file.

Cross-Reference to Collection

Fed/Prov/Terr Identifier

1106

Status

Published

Related Places

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