October 2, 2022

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Willy Duffy House – Hillsborough
History, Landmarks

Willy Duffy House – Hillsborough

The builder of this house, Willy Duffy, is historically significant because of the transitional role he and his family played in the development of the local economy of Hillsborough. Willy Duffy’s grandfather, William, emigrated to Rhode Island, from Ireland but…

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Richard Steeves House – Hillsborough
History, Landmarks

Richard Steeves House – Hillsborough

Built circa 1840, the Richard Steeves House is a two-and-a-half storey late Georgian residence. It is located on Main Street in Hillsborough.  The Richard Steeves House is historically significant for its association with its past occupants and for representing an…

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Victoriana Steeves Homestead – Hillsborough
History

Victoriana Steeves Homestead – Hillsborough

The Victoriana Steeves Homestead is a sprawling one-and-a-half and two-storey Carpenter Gothic residence from the mid-19th century located on Pleasant Street in Hillsborough.  Reverend John Hughes built this house in 1860 while he was minister of the Hillsborough Baptist Church. …

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