The Brothers' House

The Brothers' House (HM2MC5)

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N 39° 57.036', W 82° 59.377'

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As the legend of 316-318 E. Beck St. has it, two brothers began building side-by-side houses but got into a dispute during construction. Although assembly continued, each brother picked his own roof shape, window type and trim to be distinct from the other. When the brothers went off to the Civil War, their wives knocked a hole between the two halves—which was promptly bricked up again when the brothers returned. Whether or not the legend is true remains a mystery, but we are left to wonder at the very unique home.

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Image caption: Few homes in the district command a 'double take' more than the unusual Brothers' House.
HM NumberHM2MC5
Placed ByGerman Village Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 28th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 330038 N 4424169
Decimal Degrees39.95060000, -82.98961667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.036', W 82° 59.377'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 2.1600000000001" N, 82° 59' 22.62" W
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