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    • Aunt Bridget Somerton's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of a house that once belonged to a woman named Bridget Somerton. It is located at the top of Harding's Hill and was the first house to be built on this street. It is over 150 years old. It used to be the rectory for the St....
    • Aunt Sally's House

    • Houses;
    • This house is about 90 years old and is located on Thorpes Road. The windows and door have been replaced, and the left side was extended in later years. This house was owned by a woman named Sally Harvey. There is a root cellar on the property as...
    • Bill Lamswood's Barn

    • Outbuildings; Barns
    • This is an exterior photograph of Bill Lamswood's barn, which was built by his father and is about 60 years old. It is located at 7 Lamswood Lane. There is a below ground root cellar in the barn that Bill still uses to store potatoes. The tractor...
    • Bill Lamswood's House

    • Houses;
    • This house was built by Bill's father, also named William Edwin Lamswood, around 80 years ago. It is located at 7 Lamswood Lane. Bill Jr. added an extension in 1971 on the back of the house. He also added vinyl siding, new windows and a door in the...
    • Bob O'Brien's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Bob O'Brien's house, which is over 100 years old. It is located at 24 Belbin's Road. It's notable features include a mansard roof and a typical timber frame construction. It was previously owned by Davey Tucker. There was a...
    • Boyde Hiscock's House

    • Houses;
    • This is an exterior photograph of Boyde Hiscock's house, located on Coady's Road. He has lived in this house his entire life. The house once belonged to Gus Squires, who owned the blacksmith shop. The house still has the original rock foundation...
    • Contraption used to get drinking water from Kerrys Spout

    • Water Springs
    • Kerrys Spout is a cold water spring located along the east shoreline beyond the Back of the Beach. Oral tradition has it that a British man named Kingspear moved to Branch at the same time as Thomas Nash and settled in the Easter Cove. Little is...
    • Early all-grade school in Branch

    • Buildings;
    • The early schools in Branch were located in peoples houses. By the early-1900s, this large schoolhouse - across from the location of the current church - was the centre of education for many Branch children.
    • Ed King's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Ed King's house, located on West Point Road. The house is about 80 years old. He bought it from his brother and turned it into three one bedroom apartments.
    • Ed King's Tool Shed

    • Outbuildings; Sheds;
    • This is a photo of Ed King's tool shed, which is located on West Point Road. It is over 100 years old, and is currently being used for storage.
    • Edna and Edgar Spurrell's House

    • Houses;
    • This is an exterior photograph of Edna and Edgar Spurrell's house which is located at 1 Lamswood Lane. The house was built between 1935 and 1938 by a carpenter named Reg Squires. The windows and doors have been replaced, and a patio has been added...

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