Hon. George Stillman Hill Home
90 King Street, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, E3L, Canada
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Listed on the Canadian Register:
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.
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"
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.
Local Governments (NB)
Local Historic Places Program
Municipal Register of Local Historic Places
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
- Single Dwelling
Architect / Designer
Location of Supporting Documentation
St.Stephen Town Hall - Historical Places file.
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