The Drake House
1870's - 1999 Mussey Grade Road,
This house appears on a map by B.B. Moore from the 1870's, but the
Drake family did not move into the house until 1904. The house was lived
in by Mrs. Charlotte Drake Peterson and her brother Rufus Drake. It was
first used as a place to obtain provisions and an unofficial mail
station since there was no store or post office available in the area
until 1883. The Drake House has a stone building a few feet from the
kitchen door which was used to store and cool milk.
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