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Title: Franklin House, Gable, Streetsville
Identifier: PH0244
Date of Original Photo: 1978
Date Built: ca 1855
Image Type: B&W Photo, 12x8 cm.
Subject: Historic buildings - Ontario - Streetsville (Mississauga)
Location: 263-265 Queen Street South, pt. Lot 3 W1/2, Conc 4 WHS

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Description: 263-265 Queen Street South. Conc 4 WHS, pt. Lot 3 W¿. Built ca 1855, possibly by William Graydon for Peter Douglass. Sold in 1859 to Bennet Franklin, a partner in Barber Brothers Toronto Woollen Mills. In 1910, under new ownership, the name was changed to the Queen’s Hotel. It ceased to operate as a hotel with the enforcement of the Canada Temperance Act, but continued to be used for commercial purposes. Designated under the terms of the Ontario Heritage Act and protected by a heritage easement. This 1978 photo, taken prior to restoration, shows bargeboard detail on the gable.
Agency: Mississauga Library System