On Monday, July 23, 2018, the Historic Preservation Commission held its Landmark Plaque presentation at the Morrell-Carman Residence, located at 650 Grand Avenue, and constructed in 1875. The presentation was attended by many dignitaries including the proud owner, Harry Came, Mayor Sam Cunningham and City Clerk Janet E. Kilkelly. The owner has owned the residence for many years and has undertaken significant remodeling, renovation and exterior improvements on the Morrell-Carman Residence. Find more information regarding the Morrell-Carman Residence.
Mayor Sam Cunningham (left) and landmark owner Harry Came
Ty Rohrer (right), Chairman of the Historic Preservation Commission, gives the history behind the home, its owner, and her ties to the community. Gertrude Carman was a long-time teacher and principal for who Carman-Buckner School was named. She lived in the house almost her entire life of 101 years. The residence was also named a Bicentennial Landmark for the 1976 celebration of the nation's 200th anniversary.
Pictured (left to right): Mayor Sam Cunningham, Steve Sabourin, Harry Came, City Clerk Janet E. Kilkelly, and Ty Rohrer