This is my second post on 526 Exchange. My previous post is here.
The house originally sat of the north side of a double lot. In the 1920s, Scott Mouse, who later owned the Cross House, purchased 526, moved the house to the south side of the lot, and built a gas station on the north lot.
Most of the above images were graciously given to me by Lindy Mouse Whetzel, the granddaughter of Scott Mouse, Sr. She also pointed out a fabulous & fascinating detail on the market building, one which I would never have otherwise noticed:
I can’t get enough of this kind of stuff!
And I want to wave a magic wand and return the scene to its former bucolic (and very interesting) look.