The Ronald Campbell House in Sackville holds the designation of a Local Historic Place due to its architectural significance and its connection to the Campbell family.
In 1850, Ronald Campbell acquired the first property in Middle Sackville, where he built a white clapboard house in the Greek Revival style. The house serves as a fine example of this architectural style, with its returned eaves, gable roof, and symmetrical design. Various additions have been made to the house over time to accommodate the family, while maintaining the original style.
Upon arriving in the Sackville area in 1823 from Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Ronald Campbell began working as a carpenter for the John Humphrey and John Morice firm in Middle Sackville. In 1854, Ronald and his son George established their Carriage Factory business and later added a blacksmith shop.
In 1936, George Campbell and Sons Limited acquired the funeral business of F.M. Brown Funeral Homes Limited in Amherst, a business that remains within the Campbell family to this day. The descendants of the original owner continue to live in the house and stay actively involved in the community.
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