William W. Hawes House

William W. Hawes House (HM2EAV)

Location: Towanda, PA 18848 Bradford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 46.808', W 76° 26.89'

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363 York Ave.

The major new industry begun in Towanda in the 1880's was James H. Hawes' Toy Factory, located just north of the Historic District in a neighborhood still called Toytown. The Hawes firm became one of the Country's largest. About 1894, James' son and successor William built this Queen Anne home. It features scalloped shingles; recessed porch on the third story; wrap-around porch with turned columns; corbeled brick chimney; three full story gabled bays; bull's eye windows; and an octagonal tower with a tent roof. J. H. Pierce of Elmira, NY was the architect.
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Date Added Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 10:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 379652 N 4626378
Decimal Degrees41.78013333, -76.44816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.808', W 76° 26.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 48.48" N, 76° 26' 53.4" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 365 York Ave, Towanda PA 18848, US
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