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 link: J.R. Watkins Medical Products Company
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Adair House, 1913
Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie
322 Vine Street East, Owatonna

The Adairs were friends of C.I. Buxton, who had Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie design a bungalow for him the previous year (see next stop). A large, rectangular house with a massive hipped roof, the Adair residence is defined inside by a slatted screen dividing the entry from the stairwell, similar to a feature in the Purcell-Cutts House (see Lake of the Isles tour). Its interior also features a large semicircular hearth and half-globe pendant light fixtures with stencil designs similar to those that originally adorned the walls.  next stop >

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