|Title||Property Record of 20 Simpson Avenue|
|Scope & Content||
Property Record of 20 Simpson Avenue
- Lot 122 -
1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: A.A. Horton, Columbus, PA/ 99 years from 21 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00
1875 Lease Assigned to: Charles D. Colburn, Ellington, NY
1880 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Miss Susan M. Birch, Meadville, PA/ (Later known as Mrs. DeForest Jennings)
1887 The Assembly Herald issue dated August 1, 1887, Column 2, page 1 listed "A new cottage built by Mr. and Mrs. DeForest Jennings..."/ Note: A late winter fire destroyed most of the cottages in the area South and East of the "Auditorium," stopping just short of the nearly finished Aldine/ Mr. Jennings was an architect in Washington, DC and was able to complete the building and welcome guests for the 1887 Season
1892 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Susie Birch Jennings, Washington, DC/ 358/127
1912 Chautauqua Institution lease: M. Bernice Simmons and her sister, Louise B. Simmons, Buffalo, NY/ 604/237
1940 Louise B. Simmons Assigned her half interest to her sister, Mrs. Bernice B. Fairbank
1941 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Bernice B. Fairbank/ In lieu of the 1912 lease to the sisters/ 653/209
1971 Suzanne C. Gray, Cleveland Heights, Ohio/ 1414/518
1985 Joreta H. Speck and Mary I. Doebler, both of Tonawanda, NY/ As tenants in common/ 1985/18
1987 Condominium Declaration filed - Nine Unit "Aldine Condo"/ 2119/280
Tax A/C Retire 1987
For Condo Units - See 50 17 7.1 thru 7.90
G - 7.1; 1-A - 7.2; 2-A - 7.3; 2-B - 7.4; 2-C - 7.5; 3-A - 7.6; 3-B - 7.7; 3-C - 7.8; 4 - 7.9
1991 Addendum: Ninety years ago, in 1901, the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Boarding Cottages" including this one:
Cottage Rate per
Name Address week Proprietor
Aldine 20 Simpson $6 to 10 Mrs. S.B. Jennings
-- Lot 7.5 Unit 2C --
2009 January 2 Arnold Scolnick to Arnold & Elizabeth Scolnick Revocable Trust, 3302 Aruba Way # H-2, Cocunut Creek, FL 33066; 2670/127
2009 August 25 Arnold Scolnick to Arnold & Elizabeth Scolnick Revocable Trust, 3302 Aruba Way # H-2, Cocunut Creek, FL 33066; 2683/261
2013 November 6 Seller: Judy Pendergast; Buyer: Bright Vacation Rentals, LLC, 6035 Penfield Lane Solon, OH 44139
Additional material available in the property file.
|Dates of Creation||2007|
|Collection||The Arthur Wade Property File Collection|
Birch, Susan M.
Gray, Suzanne C.
Colburn, Charles D.
Jennings, Susie Birch
Simmons, M. Bernice
Simmons, Louise B.
Fairbank, Bernice B.
Speck, Joreta H.
Doebler, Mary I.
Bright Vacation Rentals, LLC
|Object Name||Property reference file|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Need to Classify|
|Dates of Accumulation||2007|
|Cottage Nickname||The Aldine|
|Cottage Build Date||1887|