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William Odell Spain Photographic Collection
[Submitted by Jan Orndorff]

John Alfred Ireland Store & House


Located on the south side (right) of Middle Bay Road (Hwy 304) about a quarter mile from the intersection of Loverís Lane and Hwy 304 in Hobucken.  This one-story, frame store with gable front orientation has a hooded entrance with large windows on each side.  The store was built for John A. Ireland (1895-1989), who operated a store here for many years.  At the rear of this store stood the residence of Johnís parents, Washington David Ireland (ca 1873-1943), and his wife, Etta Alcock Ireland (1874-1952).  This residence is no longer standing.

John A. Ireland house taken about 2001.

© 2011 Kay Midgett Sheppard