The 20th in a series of articles to be published as a walking tour of Lake Road by the Bay Village Historical Society in 2026.
John S. Williams purchased 50 acres of land from the Cahoons in 1902. It ran along Lake Erie between Lakeside Cemetery and the Huntington Estate, south to Wolf Road. The earliest date given for this house is 1878, however, tax records suggest it was more likely constructed in 1902 or 1909 and added to in 1926.
As viewed from the cemetery next door, it appears to be a simple vernacular gabled farm house to the rear with an unusual double gambrel roofed front addition. This may represent the transition from farm to summer home.