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High Street

Abner Baile House: 414 High Street

Abner Baile House

Baile purchased the lot for this house in 1872. 

Buckey-Bixler House: 302 High Street

Buckey-Bixler House

Sitting at the corner of churhc and High streets, the  house, built by John C. Buckey in 1897, is a twin to 301 Church Street, built for James T. Lambert. Buckey had purchased the reamins of the old Catholic church on the grounds of New Windsor College grounds and had the pieces used in his new home. Some of the windows from the church were used in constructing the garage. Both Buckey's house and Lambert's were built by Henry Geatty (the younger).

Deborah Baile House: 309 High Street

Deborah Baile House

Deborah Baile was the maiden daughter of Ludwig Baile by his second wife, Sarah Haines, and was a very successful business woman. Her house was built initiallyabout 1873 but most likely burned as the 1877 atlas shows a differently configured home than the one in 1873.

Jacob Leppo House: 312 High Street

Jacob Leppo House

Built about 1863, by Jacob Leppo, in a style very similar to 311 across the street.

Jonas Ecker House: 311 High Street

Jonas Ecker House

Jonas Ecker bought the lot for this house in March 1682 for a whopping $700, though earlier maps show him already in possession of the property before that point. Ecker died in 1870 and the property went on the market the following January.

Joseph Stouffer House: 404 High Street

Joseph A. Stouffer House

Joseph Stouffer, the cashier at the Bank before Nathan Baile, bought his lot on High Street in March 1862 and had his large house built but he turned around and sold it two years later to Josiah Geiger, owner for a time of the building at 142 Church Street, running into financial trouble soon after.

Presbyterian Church

Presbyterian Church

The church was built about 1841. The cemetery behind it includes many of the town's notables.

Presbyterian Manse / Mrs. Kleefisch's School

Manse / Mrs. Kleefisch's School

Built around the same time as the Presbyterian Church, the building also served as a school around the time of the Civil War. Young Maggie Mehring, a student there at the time, was the only eyewitness to the Civil War movements through the town of New Windsor in June of 1865.

Roops Grocery: 142 High Street

Roops Grocery / K & B Corner

For years, this was a small grocery store, but is now occupied by K&B Family Restaurant (which also once was located at Brownie's Corner).

Samuel Hoffman House: 401 High Street

Samuel Hoffman House

Samuel Hoffman, who owned the Ark Store at the time, bought a lot on High Street as teh new section opened, in late 1857. It was advertised for sale in 1900, shortly after his death.

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