Dr. J.M. Hunter came here in 1892 from the Haile Gold Mine. They “built their home on East Main St., across Confederate St. from the Tompkin’s home – now the home of J. D.Good.
City Directories and History: 1908 – Mrs. E.L. Hunter, 1917 – Mrs. Ela Hunter (widow of Dr. J.M. Hunter), It appears Dr. Hunter’s office was at #218 E. Black St., 1922/23 – J.D. Good, 1946 – James D. Galloway, 1963 – Mrs. Jessie E. Good, Paul Workman, Mrs. E. S. Napier, 1975 – NA
The RH City Directory of 1922/23, also lists J.M. Hunter on Charlotte Ave., it is unclear as to this person’s identity.
“On the northeast corner of Academy and East Main was a house built in 1890 by Dr. J. M. Hunter for a residence. It was built in the style of a Swiss chalet, with unusually wide and elaborate eaves all around. For many years the property was owned by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Good.” [Robbins – White Historic Tour]
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