Howley House


The land on which this house was built was long ago occupied by Mi'kmaq. In the walls of the house the current owners found a time capsule during renovations. It contained such items as toys, a slate and a newspaper documenting the sinking of the Titanic.

Architectural Comment

This two storey house was built by Siblous Howley, a coal miner, around 1895. It is in the Maritime Box style.

Contextual Comment

This was the site of a Mi'kmaq dwelling before the arrival of settlers.

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