Dr. Samuel Huston House
109 York Ave.
Dr. Samuel Huston (also spelled Houston) came to Towanda with David F. Barstow and John C. Adams in 1827 from Essex County, Massachusetts. Dr. Huston married Emeline Mix, oldest daughter of Col. Hiram Mix of a prominent Towanda family. Huston built this attractive Greek Revival temple-form cottage with symmetrical wings in 1835. The frame building has doric pilasters; a recessed porch with square Doric columns; and bracketed eves.
Dr. Huston was a physician and landowner. A Democrat, he was prominently identified with the Masonic fraternity. Huston Street was named in Dr. Huston's honor.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 41° 46.431′ N, 76° 26.683′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of York Avenue (U.S. 6) and Huston Street, on the left when traveling north on York Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 York Avenue, Towanda PA 18848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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Regarding Dr. Samuel Huston House. Building contributes to the Towanda Historic District.
Also see . . . Towanda Historic District Registration Form. (Submitted on July 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.