Gordon Kettles house on N. Thornton Ave. between Waugh and Hawthorne.
Looking for Photo of Gordon Kettles House
The Gordon Kettles house was located at what is now 314 N. Thornton Avenue (see map). The house burned sometime between 1979-1980. In 1979, 314 is listed as Nelson's Boarding Home by 1980, 314 is VACANT. In 1983 the city directory lists 314 as Under Construction. If anyone has a picture of this house-perhaps it is in the background of a family photo-even an interior photo, please contact the WMHS 706 278-0217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like to make a copy for our records. Thank you!
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