Parmenter House at 250 King Street West is #6 on the Town of Gananoque’s self guided tour. Its description there reads:
“Originally built for prominent local businessman Charles Parmenter as a family residence in 1877 it remained a private home until 1946 at which time it became the Athlone Inn. The motel units were added later.”
(Copies of the tour are available at the Gananoque and 1000 Island Visitor Centre, 10 King East.)
Some additional interesting facts about Parmenter House:
– Construction started on this home designed by Robert Gage in 1874.
– Woodview Villa was the original name.
– Originally it sat in the woods on the edge of town.
– Currently this is the Woodview Inn.
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