Madoc This house in Madoc has beautifully detailed gables which echo the lancet arch of the window. The woodworking on the front porch is a masterpiece of design, the structural members are firmly stated, there is a quatrefoil in the center, and, again, the lancet arch is echoed. The finials popping up above the roof give the building a distinctive silhouette.
Common architectural design features Steeply pitched roof usually with steep cross gables Gables typically have decorated vergeboards Wall surface extended into gable without break Arched/pointed windows commonly extended into gables Prominent chimneys common 1840 – 1870
Victorian - Carson Mansion in Eureka CA--"considered the most grand Victorian home in America." William Carson (July 15, 1825 – February 20, 1912), for whom the mansion was built, arrived in San Francisco from New Brunswick, Canada in 1849. He was one of Northern California's first major lumber barons.