It was later the home of Hon. A. G. Blair Premier of New Brunswick (1883-1896).
The home is also known as Fiddlehead Cottage because of the fiddle head shapes in the carving on the porch.
785, 806 and 809/811 George Street in Fredericton all incorporate portions of pre-1844 Odell estate “cottages”.
Poet Bliss Carman is believed to have been born in a portion of 809, which was substantially renovated in the 1880’s by Hon. A.G. Blair, Premier of New Brunswick from 1883-1896. Blair utilized a rich palette of Picturesque Queen Anne Revival elements, particularly evident on the busily asymmetric, yet visually balanced George Street façade.
This post has already been read 1458 times!Follow Us on Social Media