2009 1984 June, 1985. Courtesy of Edward Nutter. Courtesy of Edward Nutter. Address: 50 Cliff Road

Old Address: 110 Park Avenue

Other names: Pennypacker Cottage (1911), Larom Cottage (1912), Jaines Cottage (1913); DIS

Year built: 1905


Larom-Welles Cottage, c. 1915; Taken from the South side of Park Avenue.
The photographer was Fletcher M. Durbin, a patient; courtesy of his grandson, John P. Durbin.
Other information: A three-story, wood frame cure cottage, built for Reverend Walter Larom, the priest of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and his wife Caroline. In 1915, the Laroms rented the house to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Duryea and their six servants. The 1917 health survey showed no TB patients in residence.

Virginia Welles NutterLater the house was home to Dr. Edward Welles, a pioneer in thoracic surgery, who practiced at the Adirondack Cottage Sanatorium. There is a second-story, glass-enclosed cure porch on the south side that was built for Walter Larom's brother.

The property included a contributing laboratory, built about the same time as the house.

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2013-01-15 10:53:48   By Edward Nutter from family photos —

  • Thanks, those are great! You don't have an approximate date for the one at lower right, do you? —Thanks again, Marc Wanner