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David Leek Sr. House 96

Community Heritage Estates
Year Constructed:  1840
Address: 24 David Gohn Circle
Research credit: Heritage Markham, Doors Open Markham
David Leek Sr. came to Markham in 1813 and it is assumed he built this plank house c. 1840. Mr. Leek married the daughter of one of the Berczy settlers. David Leek was active in the Headford Methodist Episcopal Church, which was first known as Leek’s Chapel.  
Architectural Attributes
Originally located at the south east corner of Highway #7 and Bayview Avenue, in the early Community of Dollar, this house represents one of the few surviving examples of the Second Empire style left in Markham today. This interesting house, with its mansard roof, is of plank and plank construction.

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