National and State Register

Bowles House

Adams County

This house is significant as an example of 1870s residential vernacular architecture and for its association with Edward Bowles, a pioneer resident of the town now called Westminster. 

Bowles House - 5AM.64, 2004 black and white

Bowles House - 5AM.64, 2004 photograph.

 In his day the community was DeSpain Junction.  The Italianate style building has a red sand brick exterior with matching mortar.  It now houses the Westminster Historical Museum.