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Title Property Record of 33 Palestine Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.260
Scope & Content Property Record of 33 Palestine Avenue

- Lot 701 only -

1881 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Sarah E. Hawley and Mrs. Martha A. Upton, Clymer, NY/ 99 years from 11 February 1881/ Term rent $175.00
1887 Note: The August 1, 1887 Chautauqua Herald New Cottages article listed Lot 701 at Judson and Palestine on which a cottage was built for Mrs. Hawley and Mrs. Upton since the close of the 1886 Assembly
1901 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Sarah E. Hawley, Cutting, NY and Mrs. Jennie Gravit, Dewittville, NY
1901 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Polly M. (Mrs. Harman) Farr
1935 Estate: Polly M. Farr died testate May 9, 1935/ Husband, Harman Farr, Executor/ Property willed to their two unmarried daughters: Marion and Helen, subject to life use by their father/ Wills 35/320
1941 The Polly M. Farr* sold the furnished cottage to Miss Jones/ *Estate
1941 Chautauqua Institution deed: Marjorie M. Jones, Pittsburgh, PA/ In lieu of the 1901 lease to Polly M. Farr/ 653/233
1941 Chautauqua Institution letter dated September 29, 1941 to Miss Marjorie M. Jones: "The porch of the building on Lot #701, known as the 'National,' is over the property line and on Chautauqua Institution property, according to a recent survey/ It is agreed, however, by Chautauqua Institution, that the porch may remain as it is, so long as the house is in its present location or until replaced by another building." s/s Samuel M. Hazlett, Chairman/ The Executive Board
1946 Howard Edwin & Ruth Hoffman Gilbreath (H&W), Erie, PA/ 706/533
1947 John A. & Rose King (H&W), Conneautville, PA, und 1/2 interest; and Aline J. Blair, Butler, PA/ und. 1/2 interest/ 784/13
1951 John A. , Jr. & Mary W. King (H&W), Ellwood City, PA/ 906/256
1953 Paul & Helen Colligan (H&W), RD 2, Mayville, NY/ 959/223
1963 Paul J. & Eva Utnehmer (H&W), Beaver, PA/ & 1966 1285/17/ 1229/542
1976 William A., Jr. & Temazene M. Wood (H&W), Detroit, Michigan/ 1643/246
1982 William A. Wood, Jr., Trustee, West Bloomfield, Michigan/ 1932/510
1987 Thomas G. & March M. McGann (H&W), Warren, Ohio/ As tenants by the entirety/ 2133/277
1991 Addendum: Ninety years ago, in 1901, the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Board Cottages" including this one

Cottage Rate per
Name Address Week Proprietor

NATIONAL 33 Palestine $6 to 10 Hawley & Gravil
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Farr, Harman
Colligan, Helen
Colligan, Paul
Utnehmer, Eva M.
Utnehmer, Paul J.
Hawley, Sarah E.
Upton, Martha A.
Gravit, Jennie
Farr, Polly M.
Farr, Marion
Farr, Helen
Jones, Marjorie M.
Hazlett, Samuel M.
Gilbreath, Howard Edwin
Gilbreath, Ruth Hoffman
King, John A.
King, Rose
Blair, Aline J.
King, John A., Jr.
King, Mary W.
Wood, William A., Jr.
Wood, Temazene M.
McGann, Thomas G.
McGann, March M.
Real Estate
Object Name Property reference file
Classification Real Estate
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 2007
Cottage Nickname The National/ The Tall House