Two women, one man, and two boys with horse and buggy in front of a house. Note on back of photo says,""Grandma Pierce Alice, Grandad Pierce Merritt, Frank, George, Lillian. This house is down by Bill Phelps, Good Thunder, Mn."
Exterior view of the Schilz house, built in Minnesota territorial days (1860) has since been remolded. Present location (as of 2003) is 205 East Main Street. Front has open porch with four support posts - embellishments on upper end of posts. Tall tree on left edge of frame.
Parsons King Johnson home and family; note reads, "Lot 3, Johnson, Parsons King Home, c1865. Built in 1857, corner of Front and Hickory. M/M Johnson with children, L-R, Frank Johnson, (baby) Clarence Johnson, Charles Johnson, Julia McFadden Johnson."
This is the home of George Dryer, who lived at the intersection of Third and Walnut Streets in St. Peter. Dryer was the steward at the St. Peter State Hospital. The 1880 census lists Dryer, his wife, Anna, and their children, Mary Emma, Anna, and Horatio. George is on the porch and Mary is in the carriage.