J.R. Burrows, a banker, built the mansion in 1883. The two story frame Victorian home was outfitted with the finest felt wallpapers, carbide and kerosene lights, imported stained glass windows, cherry oak and maple woodwork, bay windows and oak and cherry mantled firplaces. The remainder of the city block was made into a private park, complete with deer, a stream, peafowl and a gazebo.
The home has served as a hospital, a nursing home, and now a Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room.
Address: 319 N. Main
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